Model Details

Coronation Class Locomotive - Duchess Of Abercorn

U.K.
6234

Coronation Class Locomotive - Duchess Of Abercorn

Years Released: 1980 1981 1982 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 3 years.

Model: Coronation Class Locomotive - Duchess Of Abercorn
Running Number: 6234
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: 8P Duchess Class
8P Duchess 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: * 20,000
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1980 1981

1982

1980 1981 1982
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: 262 - May 2017
Previous: 393 - April 2017
Movement: (+131)

Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1980 R.305 1980
Coronation Class Locomotive - Duchess Of Abercorn
1981 R.305 1981
Coronation Class Locomotive - Duchess Of Abercorn
1982 R.305 1982
Coronation Class Locomotive - Duchess Of Abercorn

Train Sets Included In (1)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1980 1981 Duchess Mail Train Set

Related Service Sheets (5)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
111A 4-6-2 Coronation Class June 1992
111A (Back) 4-6-2 Coronation Class - Back June 1992
HR1982 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1982 (Front) 1982
HR1982 (Back) Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1982 (Back) 1982
HR1982 T5&6 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1982 (Type 5 & 6) 1982

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1980 Includes crew figures and vacuum pipes.
1981 The headcode lamps light up and the intricate movenent of the valve gear is most impressive. Crew figures and vacuum pipes included.
1982 Limited availability, last year of model run.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1980 Ringfield
1981 Ringfield
1982 Ringfield

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1980 £24.95
1981 £27.95
1982 £30.50

Catalogue Images (3)

R.305 - Coronation Class Locomotive - Duchess Of Abercorn - 1980
R.305 Coronation Class Locomotive - Duchess Of Abercorn - 1980

R.305 - Coronation Class Locomotive - Duchess Of Abercorn - 1981
R.305 Coronation Class Locomotive - Duchess Of Abercorn - 1981

R.305 - Coronation Class Locomotive - Duchess Of Abercorn - 1982
R.305 Coronation Class Locomotive - Duchess Of Abercorn - 1982


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