Model Details

King Class Locomotive - King Henry VIII

U.K.
6013

King Class Locomotive - King Henry VIII

Years Released: 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 6 years.

Model: King Class Locomotive - King Henry VIII
Running Number: 6013
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: * 13,600 solo models produced and 400 in sets.
Models Produced: * 14,000
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1980 1981

1982 1983

1984 1985

1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985
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:
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Previous: 126 - October 2017
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Model Year Details (6)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1980 R.349 1980
King Class Locomotive - King Henry VIII
1981 R.349 1981
King Class Locomotive - King Henry VIII
1982 R.349 1982
King Class Locomotive - King Henry VIII
1983 R.349 1983
King Class Locomotive - King Henry VIII
1984 R.349 1984
King Class Locomotive - King Henry VIII
1985 R.349 1985
King Class Locomotive - King Henry VIII

Train Sets Included In (1)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1980 King Size Set

Related Service Sheets (7)

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
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 front bogie with its unusual outside framed leading wheels is diecast in metal. Traditional GWR coppered chimney cap, wire handrails, crew figures and vacuum pipes.
1983 Crew figures and vacuum pipes.
1984 Model includes crew figures and vacuum pipes.
1985 Model includes crew figures and vacuum pipes.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1980 Ringfield
1981 Ringfield
1982 Ringfield
1983 Ringfield

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1980 £23.95
1981 £25.95
1982 £28.50
1984 £32.99

Catalogue Images (6)

R.349 - King Class Locomotive - King Henry VIII - 1980
R.349 King Class Locomotive - King Henry VIII - 1980

R.349 - King Class Locomotive - King Henry VIII - 1981
R.349 King Class Locomotive - King Henry VIII - 1981

R.349 - King Class Locomotive - King Henry VIII - 1982
R.349 King Class Locomotive - King Henry VIII - 1982

R.349 - King Class Locomotive - King Henry VIII - 1983
R.349 King Class Locomotive - King Henry VIII - 1983

R.349 - King Class Locomotive - King Henry VIII - 1984
R.349 King Class Locomotive - King Henry VIII - 1984

R.349 - King Class Locomotive - King Henry VIII - 1985
R.349 King Class Locomotive - King Henry VIII - 1985


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