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Schools Class Locomotive - Charterhouse

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Schools Class Locomotive - Charterhouse

Years Released: 1989 1990 2008 2009 2011 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 5 years. (Model may have been released after 2011)

Model: Schools Class Locomotive - Charterhouse
Running Number: 903
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Schools Class V
Schools Class V
Designer: Richard Maunsell
Class Information: Designed and built under the direction of Richard Maunsell by the Southern Railway (SR) for intermediate passenger services. The Schools Class became the last locomotives built in Britain to use a 4-4-0 wheel arrangement. The Class earned the distinction of being the largest and most powerful locomotives to ever operate in Europe using this wheel arrangement. More...
Weight: 114 tons (including tender)
Purpose: Regional Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-4-0
4-4-0
Model Information: Length (1989 - 1990) - 9 3/8 inches - 23.9cm.
Length - 238mm.
R.2742X is DCC fitted.
* (89-90) 2,460 solo models produced.
Models Produced: ---
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1989 1990

2008 2009 2011

1989 1990

2008 2009 2011
Company: S.R. - Southern Railway
Logo: S.R. Crest
Logo Years: 1923 - 1947
Southern Railway
Livery: S.R. Olive Green
S.R. Olive Green
Livery Details: Olive green with yellow lettering.
Company Information: The smallest of Britains post grouping railway companies formed in 1923. The S.R. route mileage was the best in Britain by far, due to the dense population south of London. Passengers was the main cargo which pushed the S.R. to lead the emergence of elect

Model Ranking:
Current: 243 - November 2017
Previous: 391 - October 2017
Movement: (+148)

Model Year Details (5)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1989 R.057 1989
Schools Class Locomotive - Charterhouse
1990 R.057 1990
Schools Class Locomotive - Charterhouse
2008 R.2742 2008
Schools Class Locomotive - Charterhouse
2009 R.2742 2009
Schools Class Locomotive - Charterhouse
2011 R.2742 2011
Schools Class Locomotive - Charterhouse

Related Service Sheets (2)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
133 4-4-0 Schools Class Loco - R.380 October 1982
133 (Back) 4-4-0 Schools Class Loco - R.380 - Back October 1982

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
2008 Extensive cab detail.
2009 Extensive cab detail.
2011 Extensive cab detail.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1989 Type 6 Ringfield
1990 Type 6 Ringfield
2008 Five pole skew wound.
2009 Five pole skew wound.
2011 Five pole skew wound.

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1989 £49.85

Catalogue Images (5)

R.057 - Schools Class Locomotive - Charterhouse  - 1989
R.057 Schools Class Locomotive - Charterhouse - 1989

R.057 - Schools Class Locomotive - Charterhouse  - 1990
R.057 Schools Class Locomotive - Charterhouse - 1990

R.2742 - Schools Class Locomotive - Charterhouse  - 2008
R.2742 Schools Class Locomotive - Charterhouse - 2008

R.2742 - Schools Class Locomotive - Charterhouse  - 2009
R.2742 Schools Class Locomotive - Charterhouse - 2009

R.2742 - Schools Class Locomotive - Charterhouse  - 2011
R.2742 Schools Class Locomotive - Charterhouse - 2011


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