Model Details

Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Spitfire

U.K.
21C166

Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Spitfire

Years Released: 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 5 years.

Model: Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Spitfire
Running Number: 21C166
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Battle Of Britain / West Country Class
Battle Of Britain / West Country Class
Designer: Oliver Bulleid
Class Information: Battle of Britain Class locomotives, along with sister West Country’s were introduced in 1945 and produced through 1954. A total of 110 air-smooth cased Light Pacific’s; affectionately known or rather unkindly nick-named “Spam Cans” were built by the Southern Railway and later British Railways using many features inherited from the larger and heavier Merchant Navy Class. More...
Weight: 137 tons
Purpose: Mixed Traffic
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-2
Wheel Arrangement Name: Pacific
4-6-2
Model Information: Alternative names and numbers were provided for this model, Fighter Command, Hurricane and Manston.
* 15,000 solo models produced and 600 in sets.
Length - 10 3/4 inches - 27.4cm.
Models Produced: * 15,600
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1981

1982 1983

1984 1985

1981 1982 1983 1984 1985
Company: S.R. - Southern Railway
Logo: S.R. Crest
Logo Years: 1923 - 1947
Southern Railway
Livery: S.R. Malachite Green
S.R. Malachite Green
Livery Details: Malachite 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: 31 - February 2017
Previous: 146 - January 2017
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Model Year Details (5)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1981 R.374 1981
Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Spitfire
1982 R.374 1982
Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Spitfire
1983 R.374 1983
Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Spitfire
1984 R.374 1984
Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Spitfire
1985 R.374 1985
Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Spitfire

Related Service Sheets (5)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
132 4-6-2 Battle of Britain Class Spitfire - R.374 December 1981
132 (Back) 4-6-2 Battle of Britain Class Spitfire - R.374 - Back December 1981
HR1982 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1982 (Front) 1982
HR1982 (Back) Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1982 (Back) 1982
HR1982 T1&2 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1982 (Type 1 & 2) 1982

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1981 Alternative names and numbers are provided for Fighter Command, Hurricane and Manston. Crew figures and vacuum pipes. Easy fit Zero 1 Module connections.
1982 Model is supplied with alternate names and numbers.
1983 Alternative names and numbers are provided for Fighter Command, Hurricane and Manston. Crew figures and vacuum pipes.
1984 Model includes loco crew, vacuum pipes and 3 alternative names.
1985 Model includes loco crew, vacuum pipes and 3 alternative names.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1981 X.03
1982 Ringfield
1983 X.03

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1981 £24.95
1982 £27.25
1984 £31.45

Catalogue Images (5)

R.374 - Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Spitfire - 1981
R.374 Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Spitfire - 1981

R.374 - Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Spitfire - 1982
R.374 Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Spitfire - 1982

R.374 - Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Spitfire - 1983
R.374 Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Spitfire - 1983

R.374 - Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Spitfire - 1984
R.374 Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Spitfire - 1984

R.374 - Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Spitfire - 1985
R.374 Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Spitfire - 1985


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