Model Details

West Country Class Locomotive - Dorchester

U.K.
34042

West Country Class Locomotive - Dorchester

Years Released: 1970w 1971w 1972w (Model Year pages)
Model released for 3 years.

Model: West Country Class Locomotive - Dorchester
Running Number: 34042
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Battle Of Britain / West Country Class
Battle Of Britain / West Country Class
Designer: Oliver Bulleid
Class Information: Battle of Britain Class locomotives, along with sister West Country’s were introduced in 1945 and produced through 1954. A total of 110 air-smooth cased Light Pacific’s; affectionately known or rather unkindly nick-named “Spam Cans” were built by the Southern Railway and later British Railways using many features inherited from the larger and heavier Merchant Navy Class. More...
Weight: 137 tons
Purpose: Mixed Traffic
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-2
Wheel Arrangement Name: Pacific
4-6-2
Model Information: Tri-ang Wrenn model.
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

1970w 1971w 1972w

1970w 1971w 1972w
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Late Crest
Logo Years: 1956 - 1967
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: 533 - April 2017
Previous: 1323 - March 2017
Movement: (+790)

Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1970w W.2236 1970w
West Country Class Locomotive - Dorchester
1971w W.2236 1971w
West Country Class Locomotive - Dorchester
1972w W.2236 1972w
West Country Class Locomotive - Dorchester

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1970w Heavy die-cast metal locomotive. Model has fine body detailing, individual hand rails and nickel tyres on the driving wheels.
1971w Heavy die-cast metal locomotive. Model has fine body detailing, individual hand rails and nickel tyres on the driving wheels. Fitted with Tri-ang Hornby couplings.
1972w Heavy die-cast metal locomotive. Model has fine body detailing, individual hand rails and nickel tyres on the driving wheels.

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1970w 179/6
1971w 190/-
1972w £9.68

Catalogue Images (3)

W.2236 - West Country Class Locomotive - Dorchester - 1970w
W.2236 West Country Class Locomotive - Dorchester - 1970w

W.2236 - West Country Class Locomotive - Dorchester - 1971w
W.2236 West Country Class Locomotive - Dorchester - 1971w

W.2236 - West Country Class Locomotive - Dorchester - 1972w
W.2236 West Country Class Locomotive - Dorchester - 1972w


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