Train Set Details

Rail Freight Set


Rail Freight Set

Years Released: 1976 (Train Set Year pages)
Set released for 1 year.

Train Set: Rail Freight Set
Category: Train Sets
Train Sets
Model Information: The addition of a siding to the basic oval of track allows the shunting and storage of wagons. All rolling stock is fitted with metal tyred wheels to full Silver Seal specifications.
Sets Produced: * 16,700
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
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Model Ranking:
Current: 1978 - October 2023
Previous: 1877 - September 2023
Movement: (-101)

Train Set Year Details (1)

1976 R.178 1976
Rail Freight Set

Train Set Items (5)

0-4-0 Freight Locomotive
Released: 1976
254 Private Owner Steam Locomotive
Blue Circle Cement Wagon
Released: 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976
None Private Owner Goods
Ocean Open Wagon
Released: 1975 1976
921 Private Owner Goods
Kelloggs Van
Released: 1976
None Private Owner Goods
Texaco Tank Wagon 500 Private Owner Goods

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Train Set Catalogue Information

1976 Contains Battery Power Module and Power Clip, Tunnel, Oval of System 6 track with Siding, Buffer Stop and Uncoupling Ramp.

Price List

1976 £11.25

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R.178 - Rail Freight Set - 1976
R.178 Rail Freight Set - 1976

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