Model Details

Class M7 Tank Locomotive

U.K.
245

Class M7 Tank Locomotive

Years Released: 1972 1973 1974 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 3 years.

Model: Class M7 Tank Locomotive
Running Number: 245
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class M7
Class M7
Designer: Dugald Drummond
Class Information: The successful M7 class was introduced in 1897 by the London South Western Railway (LSWR) primarily for hauling heavy commuter trains in and out of London. In later years the class was distributed through-out the Southern Region of British Railways for operation of branch line traffic, while many remained in their home territory hauling empty stock workings in the busy London area. More...
Weight: 61 tons
Purpose: Suburban Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 0-4-4
0-4-4
Model Information: ---
Models Produced: * 9,000
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1972

1973

1974

1972

1973 1974
Company: S.R. - Southern Railway
Logo: S.R. Crest
Logo Years: 1923 - 1947
Southern Railway
Livery: S.R. Olive Green
S.R. Olive Green
Livery Details: Olive green with yellow lettering.
Company Information: The smallest of Britains post grouping railway companies formed in 1923. The S.R. route mileage was the best in Britain by far, due to the dense population south of London. Passengers was the main cargo which pushed the S.R. to lead the emergence of elect

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Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1972 R.868 1972
Class M7 Tank Locomotive
1973 R.868 1973
Class M7 Tank Locomotive
1974 R.868 1974
Class M7 Tank Locomotive

Related Service Sheets (2)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
51 X.04 Mark IV Motor April 1968
83 0-4-4 & 4-4-0 Loco Chassis - R.868, R.450 June 1974

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1972 Opening smoke box door to show boiler tube detail.
1973 Magnadhesion, plated wheels and opening smoke box door.
1974 Fitted with Magnadhesion and opening Smoke box door.

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1972 £3.97
1973 £3.97
1974 £4.95
YEAR AUST PRICE
1972 $14.52

Catalogue Images (3)

R.868 - Class M7 Tank Locomotive - 1972
R.868 Class M7 Tank Locomotive - 1972

R.868 - Class M7 Tank Locomotive - 1973
R.868 Class M7 Tank Locomotive - 1973

R.868 - Class M7 Tank Locomotive - 1974
R.868 Class M7 Tank Locomotive - 1974


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