Model Details

Class 57XX Pannier Tank Locomotive

U.K.
8751

Class 57XX Pannier Tank Locomotive

Years Released: 1972 1973 1973c 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 8 years.

Model: Class 57XX Pannier Tank Locomotive
Running Number: 8751
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 57XX
Class 57XX
Designer: C. B. Collett
Class Information: Between 1929 and 1950, 853 Pannier tanks were built by Great Western Railways and their successor, British Railways. More...
Weight: 48 tons
Purpose: Shunting & Light Mixed Traffic
Wheel Arrangement: 0-6-0
0-6-0
Model Information: * (72-74) 44,500 solo models produced and 19,000 in sets. (75-79) 110,000 solo models produced and 83,000 in sets.
Synchrosmoke generators not fitted from 1975.
Models Produced: * 256,500
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1972

1973 1973c

1974 1975

1976 1977

1978 1979

1972

1973 1973c 1974 1975

1976 1977

1978 1979
Company: G.W.R. - Great Western Railway
Logo: G.W.R. Crest
Logo Years: 1927 - 1947
Great Western Railway
Livery: G.W.R. Green
G.W.R. Green
Livery Details: Brunswick green with gilt lettering, and orange and black lining.
Company Information: The G.W.R. was formed as a railway company in 1835 and was the only company to survive the 1923 grouping, to become one of the big four. The King and Castle class locomotives were amongst the most famous G.W.R. steam designs.

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Model Year Details (8)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1972 R.51S 1972
Class 57XX Pannier Tank Locomotive
1973 R.051 1973
Class 57XX Pannier Tank Locomotive
1973c R.051 1973c
Class 57XX Pannier Tank Locomotive
1974 R.051 1974
Class 57XX Pannier Tank Locomotive
1975 R.041 1975
Class 57XX Pannier Tank Locomotive
1976 R.041 1976
Class 57XX Pannier Tank Locomotive
1977 R.041 1977
Class 57XX Pannier Tank Locomotive
1978 R.041 1978
Class 57XX Pannier Tank Locomotive
1979 R.041 1979
Class 57XX Pannier Tank Locomotive

Train Sets Included In (5)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1977 G.W.R. Freight Set
1976 G.W.R. Freight Set
1975 G.W.R. Freight Set
1975 G.W.R. Pannier Passenger Set
1974 Great Western Goods Set

Related Service Sheets (10)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
81 X.04 Electric Motor June 1974
84 0-6-0 Loco Chassis - R.051, R.052, R.152, R.452, R.757 June 1974
84A 0-6-0 Locomotive Chassis - R.041, R.252 September 1976
84A (Back) 0-6-0 Locomotive Chassis - R.041, R.252 - Back September 1976
84B 0-6-0 GWR Class 57 - R.300 August 1980
84B (Back) 0-6-0 GWR Class 57 - R.300 - Back August 1980
HR1978 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Front) 1978
HR1978 (Back) Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Back) 1978
HR1978 C1 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Class 1) 1978
HR1978 C2 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Class 2) 1978

Model Photos & Notes (3)

DATE TYPE TITLE AUTHOR
20 Feb 2005 Maintenance 1975 - Locomotive Care & Maintenance Andrew Menner
21 Feb 2005 Maintenance 1976 - Locomotive Care & Maintenance 1 Andrew Menner
7 Jan 2007 Maintenance Pannier Tank Wiring Andrew Menner

1975 - Locomotive Care & Maintenance 1976 - Locomotive Care & Maintenance 1 Pannier Tank Wiring

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1972 Synchrosmoke smoke generator.
1973 Smoke generator, Magnadhesion, plated wheels and coppered chimney cap.
1973c Locomotive with Synchrosmoke.
1974 Fitted with Magnadhesion and Smoke generator.
1975 Fitted with Magnadhesion.
1976 Fitted with Magnadhesion.
1977 Fitted with Magnadhesion.
1978 This class of locomotive became the standard GWR general purpose tank engine after 1929. The 863 locomotives, all built at Swindon, were popular throughout the GWR and survivors include one preserved at Tyseley Steam Centre in Birmingham. The Hornby model is fitted with Magnadhesion and has finer scale wheels. Some of the class were used by London Transport.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1973 X.03
1974 X.03
1975 X.03
1976 X.03
1977 X.03
1978 X.03
1979 X.03

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1972 £3.99
1973 £3.99
1974 £5.25
1975 £6.00
1977 £7.99
1978 £8.95
1979 £9.85
YEAR AUST PRICE
1972 $13.95

Catalogue Images (8)

R.51S - Class 57XX Pannier Tank Locomotive - 1972
R.51S Class 57XX Pannier Tank Locomotive - 1972

R.051 - Class 57XX Pannier Tank Locomotive - 1973
R.051 Class 57XX Pannier Tank Locomotive - 1973

R.051 - Class 57XX Pannier Tank Locomotive - 1973c
R.051 Class 57XX Pannier Tank Locomotive - 1973c

R.051 - Class 57XX Pannier Tank Locomotive - 1974
R.051 Class 57XX Pannier Tank Locomotive - 1974

R.041 - Class 57XX Pannier Tank Locomotive - 1975
R.041 Class 57XX Pannier Tank Locomotive - 1975

R.041 - Class 57XX Pannier Tank Locomotive - 1976
R.041 Class 57XX Pannier Tank Locomotive - 1976

R.041 - Class 57XX Pannier Tank Locomotive - 1977
R.041 Class 57XX Pannier Tank Locomotive - 1977

R.041 - Class 57XX Pannier Tank Locomotive - 1978
R.041 Class 57XX Pannier Tank Locomotive - 1978

R.041 - Class 57XX Pannier Tank Locomotive - 1979
R.041 Class 57XX Pannier Tank Locomotive - 1979


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