Model Details

Coronation Class 8P Locomotive - King George VI

U.K.
6244

Coronation Class 8P Locomotive - King George VI

Years Released: 1971 1971c 1972 1973 1973c 1974 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 4 years.

Model: Coronation Class 8P Locomotive - King George VI
Running Number: 6244
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: 8P Coronation Class
8P Coronation 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
Model Information: ---
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

1971 1971c 1972

1973 1973c

1974

1971 1971c 1972

1973 1973c 1974
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.

Model Ranking:
Current: 166 - June 2017
Previous: 125 - May 2017
Movement: (-41)

Model Year Details (4)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1971 R.871 1971
Coronation Class 8P Locomotive - King George VI
1971c R.871 1971c
Coronation Class 8P Locomotive - King George VI
1972 R.871 1972
Coronation Class 8P Locomotive - King George VI
1973 R.871 1973
Coronation Class 8P Locomotive - King George VI
1973c R.871 1973c
Coronation Class 8P Locomotive - King George VI
1974 R.871 1974
Coronation Class 8P Locomotive - King George VI

Related Service Sheets (3)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
51 X.04 Mark IV Motor April 1968
76 Chassis, Bogie & Pony Truck - R.850, R.855 June 1969
89 4-6-2 Locomotive Chassis - R.855, R.871 June 1974

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1971 An alternative choice of three names, Queen Elizabeth, Duchess of Rutland and City of Edinburgh is provided with each locomotive.
1972 An alternative choice of three names, Queen Elizabeth, Duchess of Rutland and City of Edinburgh is provided with each locomotive.
1973 Magnadhesion and wire handrails.
1974 Fitted with Magnadhesion.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1974 X.03

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1971 115/-
1972 £6.85
1973 £6.85
1974 £8.95
YEAR AUST PRICE
1972 $23.50
YEAR CAN PRICE
1971c $20.00
1973c $35.00

Catalogue Images (4)

R.871 - Coronation Class 8P Locomotive - King George VI - 1971
R.871 Coronation Class 8P Locomotive - King George VI - 1971

R.871 - Coronation Class 8P Locomotive - King George VI - 1971c
R.871 Coronation Class 8P Locomotive - King George VI - 1971c

R.871 - Coronation Class 8P Locomotive - King George VI - 1972
R.871 Coronation Class 8P Locomotive - King George VI - 1972

R.871 - Coronation Class 8P Locomotive - King George VI - 1973
R.871 Coronation Class 8P Locomotive - King George VI - 1973

R.871 - Coronation Class 8P Locomotive - King George VI - 1973c
R.871 Coronation Class 8P Locomotive - King George VI - 1973c

R.871 - Coronation Class 8P Locomotive - King George VI - 1974
R.871 Coronation Class 8P Locomotive - King George VI - 1974


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