Model Details

Class 5 Locomotive

U.K.
4657

Class 5 Locomotive

Years Released: 1978 1979 1980 1981 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 4 years.

Model: Class 5 Locomotive
Running Number: 4657
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: ---
Models Produced: * 18,000
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1978 1979

1980 1981

1978 1979

1980 1981
Company: L.M.S. - London Midland & Scottish Railway
Logo: L.M.S. Crest
Logo Years: 1923 - 1947
London Midland & Scottish Railway
Livery: L.M.S. Crimson
L.M.S. Crimson
Livery Details: Crimson lake with yellow lettering and black lining.
Company Information: The biggest of Britains big four post grouping railway companies formed in 1923. Made up from 34 company lines including the Caledonian, Midland and Somerset & Dorset Joint Railways. Express trains from London to Glasgow were a feature of this company.

Model Ranking:
Current: 390 - March 2017
Previous: 178 - February 2017
Movement: (-212)

Model Year Details (4)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1978 R.842 1978
Class 5 Locomotive
1979 R.842 1979
Class 5 Locomotive
1980 R.842 1980
Class 5 Locomotive
1981 R.842 1981
Class 5 Locomotive

Related Service Sheets (7)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
104 Tender Drive Motor Type 3 - R.063, R.065, R.066, R.078, R.842 June 1978
104 (Back) Tender Drive Motor Type 3 - R.063, R.065, R.066, R.078, R.842 - Back June 1978
87A 4-6-0 LMS - R.320 Black, R.842 Red July 1981
87A (Back) 4-6-0 LMS - R.320 Black, R.842 Red - Back July 1981
HR1978 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Front) 1978
HR1978 (Back) Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Back) 1978
HR1978 C3 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Class 5) 1978

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1978 Over 800 of these popular Stanier designed stalwarts were built with variants still being introduced under the British Railways regime in 1950. The 12 preserved examples include one operating at Loughborough on Main Line Steam Trust metals. The model is finished in the LMS Express Passenger Maroon of the 1930s, although no member of the class was recorded in this livery. The Hornby version is powered by a tender mounted Ringfield Silver Seal motor and has fully flanged finer scale wheels and wire handrails.
1979 Wire Handrails.
1980 Includes crew figures and vacuum pipes.
1981 Crew figures and vacuum pipes are supplied.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1978 Ringfield
1979 Ringfield
1980 Ringfield
1981 Ringfield

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1978 £16.95
1979 £18.65
1980 £22.50
1981 £24.95

Catalogue Images (4)

R.842 - Class 5 Locomotive - 1978
R.842 Class 5 Locomotive - 1978

R.842 - Class 5 Locomotive - 1979
R.842 Class 5 Locomotive - 1979

R.842 - Class 5 Locomotive - 1980
R.842 Class 5 Locomotive - 1980

R.842 - Class 5 Locomotive - 1981
R.842 Class 5 Locomotive - 1981


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