Model Details

Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth

U.K.
6201

Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth

Years Released: 1970 1971 1971c 1972 1973 1973c 1974 1986 1987 1988 1993 1994 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 10 years.

Model: Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth
Running Number: 6201
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Princess Class
Princess Class
Designer: Sir William Stanier
Class Information: Introduced in 1933, the Princess Class was the first Pacific type locomotive built by the London Midland & Scottish Railway. Purpose designed to cope with the increasing traffic and loads associated with the prestigious “Royal Scot” London to Glasgow passenger service. More...
Weight: 159 tons
Purpose: Express Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-2
Wheel Arrangement Name: Pacific
4-6-2
Model Information: Length (93 - 94) - 11 3/4 inches - 29.9cm.
* (86-88) 3,600 solo models produced.
(93-94) 2,400 solo models produced.
Models Produced: ---
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1970 1971 1971c 1972

1973 1973c

1974

1986 1987 1988 1993 1994

1970 1971 1971c 1972

1973 1973c 1974

1986 1987 1988 1993 1994
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.

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Model Year Details (10)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1970 R.258G 1970
Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth
1971 R.258NS 1971
Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth
1971c R.258NS 1971c
Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth
1972 R.258AS 1972
Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth
1973 R.258 1973
Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth
1973c R.258 1973c
Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth
1974 R.258 1974
Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth
1986 R.832 1986
Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth
1987 R.832 1987
Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth
1988 R.832 1988
Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth
1993 R.084 1993
Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth
1994 R.084 1994
Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth

Train Sets Included In (2)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1973 Express Freight Set
1971 1972 Express Passenger Set

Related Service Sheets (4)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
149 (Back) 4-6-2 Princess Class Loco - Back December 1990
149A 4-6-2 Princess Class Loco June 1992
59 Princess Locomotive Chassis - R.53, R.54, R.258 April 1968
90 4-6-2 Loco Chassis - R.050, R.053, R.258 June 1974

Model Photos & Notes (1)

DATE TYPE TITLE AUTHOR
21 Feb 2005 Maintenance 1973 - Locomotive Care & Maintenance David Ward

1973 - Locomotive Care & Maintenance

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1970 Locomotive includes crew and a choice of 3 alternative names.
1971 Exhaust steam sound and Synchrosmoke smoke generator. An alternative choice of 3 names, Princess Louise, Lady Patricia and Duchess Of Kent is provided with each locomotive.
1971c Loco with crew section and tender.
1972 Exhaust steam sound and Synchrosmoke smoke generator. An alternative choice of 3 names, Princess Louise, Lady Patricia and Duchess Of Kent is provided with each locomotive.
1973 Smoke and sound generators, Magnadhesion and nickel plated wheels.
1973c Locomotive with smoke and exhaust steam sound.
1974 Fitted with Magnadhesion, Smoke generator and Exhaust steam sound.
1993 A truely classic model as running in the heyday of the LMS in close competition with the LNER Flying Scotsman. Tender powered by Type 6 ringfield motor. Suitable coaches are R.474 and R.475.
1994 Hornbys top model represents Sir Willian Staniers classic design in the full glory of the crimson lake livery so beloved by LMS enthusiasts. the Princesses ran the 401 miles west coast route between London Euston and Glasgow, Princess Elizabeth once averaging 70mph from start to finish. The model tender is powered by a Type 6 ringfield motor. Suitable coaches are R.474 and R.475.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1973 X.03
1974 X.03
1993 Type 6 Ringfield
1994 Type 6 Ringfield

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1970 77/-
1971 90/-
1972 £5.85
1973 £5.85
1974 £8.95
1986 £46.99
1987 £49.99
1988 £54.04
1994 £67.10
YEAR AUST PRICE
1972 $18.95
YEAR CAN PRICE
1971c $20.00
1973c $27.00

Catalogue Images (10)

R.258G - Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1970
R.258G Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1970

R.258NS - Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1971
R.258NS Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1971

R.258NS - Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1971c
R.258NS Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1971c

R.258AS - Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1972
R.258AS Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1972

R.258 - Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1973
R.258 Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1973

R.258 - Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1973c
R.258 Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1973c

R.258 - Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1974
R.258 Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1974

R.832 - Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1986
R.832 Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1986

R.832 - Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1987
R.832 Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1987

R.832 - Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1988
R.832 Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1988

R.084 - Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1993
R.084 Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1993

R.084 - Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1994
R.084 Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1994


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