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Class 5 Locomotive - The End Of Steam - Limited Edition

U.K.
44781

Class 5 Locomotive - The End Of Steam - Limited Edition

Years Released: 2008 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 1 year.

Model: Class 5 Locomotive - The End Of Steam - Limited Edition
Running Number: 44781
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 5
Class 5
Designer: Sir William Stanier
Class Information: Introduced 1934. In 1968, a Black 5, No 45212 hauled the last steam passenger train on British Railways.
Weight: 125 tons
Purpose: Mixed Traffic
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-0
Wheel Arrangement Name: Ten Wheeler
4-6-0
Model Information: This year marks the 40th Anniversary of the end of steam hauled passenger services on British Railways. A specially prepared train was rostered on that fateful Sunday morning of the 11th August 1968 which ran from Liverpool to Carlisle and then back to Liverpool and was known as the ‘Fifteen Guinea Special’. Several locomotives were to be used during the journey with two coupled up to run double headed between Carlisle and Manchester of the return journey. These two locomotives – 44781 and 44871 – are the subject of two special limited edition models, each individually packed in a commemorative box with an accompanying numbered certificate. Each locomotive has been produced as a limited edition of 1004.
Length - 256mm.
Models Produced: * 1,004
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

2008

2008
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Late Crest
Logo Years: 1956 - 1967
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Black
B.R. Black
Livery Details: Black with red and white lining.
Company Information: British Railways came into existence in 1948 when the dominating four British railway companies amalgamated. Steam traction on British Railways ended in 1968 and the system was re-branded as British Rail.

Model Ranking:
Current: 2562 - October 2020
Previous: 3037 - September 2020
Movement: (+475)

Model Year Details (1)

YEAR CAT MODEL
2008 R.2686A 2008
Class 5 Locomotive - The End Of Steam - Limited Edition

Limited Edition

YEAR LIMITED
2008 Limited Edition

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Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
2008 Five pole skew wound.

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R.2686A - Class 5 Locomotive - The End Of Steam - Limited Edition - 2008
R.2686A Class 5 Locomotive - The End Of Steam - Limited Edition - 2008


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