Model Details

King Class Locomotive - King Richard I

U.K.
6027

King Class Locomotive - King Richard I

Years Released: 1988 1989 1990 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 3 years.

Model: King Class Locomotive - King Richard I
Running Number: 6027
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: King Class
King Class
Designer: C. B. Collett
Class Information: Built under the direction of C.B. Collett the King Castle Class 6000 series was built by Great Western Railway (GWR) with the intent of wresting back the title of “most powerful steam locomotive in Britain” after losing the title to Southern Railways Lord Nelson Class. The King’s were the largest steam locomotives built by the GWR and entrusted the railways most prestigious passenger train workings including “The Cornish Riviera” express. More...
Weight: 136 tons (including tender)
Purpose: Express Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-0
Wheel Arrangement Name: Ten Wheeler
4-6-0
Model Information: ---
Models Produced: * 4,000
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1988 1989 1990

1988 1989 1990
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.

Model Ranking:
Current: 378 - April 2017
Previous: 581 - March 2017
Movement: (+203)

Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1988 R.292 1988
King Class Locomotive - King Richard I
1989 R.292 1989
King Class Locomotive - King Richard I
1990 R.292 1990
King Class Locomotive - King Richard I

Related Service Sheets (4)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
104 Tender Drive Motor Type 3 - R.063, R.065, R.066, R.078, R.842 June 1978
104 (Back) Tender Drive Motor Type 3 - R.063, R.065, R.066, R.078, R.842 - Back June 1978
112 4-6-0 King Edward 1 - R.078 September 1978
112 (Back) 4-6-0 King Edward 1 - R.078 - Back September 1978

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Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1989 Type 5 Ringfield
1990 Type 5 Ringfield

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1988 £42.83
1989 £47.05

Catalogue Images (3)

R.292 - King Class Locomotive - King Richard I - 1988
R.292 King Class Locomotive - King Richard I - 1988

R.292 - King Class Locomotive - King Richard I - 1989
R.292 King Class Locomotive - King Richard I - 1989

R.292 - King Class Locomotive - King Richard I - 1990
R.292 King Class Locomotive - King Richard I - 1990


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