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The Caledonian (Duchess Class - King George VI)

U.K.
46244

The Caledonian (Duchess Class - King George VI)

Years Released: 2003 2004 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 2 years.

Model: The Caledonian (Duchess Class - King George VI)
Running Number: 46244
Category: Train Packs
Train Packs
Locomotive Class: 8P Duchess Class
8P Duchess Class
Designer: Sir William Stanier
Class Information: Introduced by the LMS in 1937, the Coronation / Duchess Class remains the most powerful steam locomotives built in Britain. Early locomotives in the class were built with streamlined casings that were later removed; while later built locomotives never received the distinctive casings. More...
Weight: 161 tons (including tender)
Purpose: Heavy Express Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-2
Wheel Arrangement Name: Pacific
4-6-2
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Logo & Box Style:

2003 2004

2003 2004
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Early Emblem
Logo Years: 1948 - 1956
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Green
B.R. Green
Livery Details: Brunswick green with orange and black lining with yellow lettering.
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: 978 - May 2017
Previous: 841 - April 2017
Movement: (-137)

Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT MODEL
2003 R.2306 2003
The Caledonian (Duchess Class - King George VI)
2004 R.2306 2004
The Caledonian (Duchess Class - King George VI)

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YEAR INFORMATION
2003 The Caledonian which commenced service between London and Scotland on 17 June 1957 was a successor to ‘The Coronation Scot’ which had ceased on the outbreak of the Second World War. This Great British Train pack features a powerful Duchess Class locomotive with both loco and coaches in the BR livery of the late 1950’s. With the addition of further coaches, available in the R4177 coach pack, a representation of ‘The Caledonian’ in its early days of operation can be achieved. An etched brass ‘Caledonian’ name board for locating to the smokebox door is included. This Great British Train is produced as a Limited Edition of 3000 only, and the pack includes a certificate of authenticity.
2004 The Caledonian which commenced service between London and Scotland on 17 June 1957 was a successor to ‘The Coronation Scot’ which had ceased on the outbreak of the Second World War. This Great British Train pack features a powerful Duchess Class locomotive with both loco and coaches in the BR livery of the late 1950’s. With the addition of further coaches of a period a representation of ‘The Caledonian’ in its early days of operation can be achieved. An etched brass ‘Caledonian’ name board for locating to the smokebox door is included. This Great British Train is produced as a Limited Edition of 3000 only, and the pack includes a certificate of authenticity.

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R.2306 - The Caledonian (Duchess Class - King George VI) - 2003
R.2306 The Caledonian (Duchess Class - King George VI) - 2003

R.2306 - The Caledonian (Duchess Class - King George VI) - 2004
R.2306 The Caledonian (Duchess Class - King George VI) - 2004


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