Model Details

0-4-0 Saddle Tank Locomotive - Desmond

U.K.
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0-4-0 Saddle Tank Locomotive - Desmond

Years Released: 1981 1982 1983 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 3 years.

Model: 0-4-0 Saddle Tank Locomotive - Desmond
Running Number: 7
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 0FST
Class 0FST
Designer: Dugald Drummond / J.F. McIntosh
Class Information: "Pug" was a term applied to many of the small non-descript shunting locomotives used across Britain and refers to their purposeful appearance. During the late 19th and early 20th centuries railways in Scotland did not have the traffic volume necessitating larger designs associated with British operations, as such Pug designs were quite prolific for both passenger and goods services. More...
Weight: 27 tons
Purpose: Shunting & Light Traffic
Wheel Arrangement: 0-4-0
0-4-0
Model Information: * 15,000 solo models produced and 18,500 in sets.
Models Produced: * 33,500
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1981

1982 1983

1981 1982 1983
Company: Private - Private Owner
Logo: Various
Logo Years: ---
Private Owner
Livery: Private Owner Steam Locomotive
Private Owner Steam Locomotive
Livery Details: Various private owner steam locomotive liveries.
Company Information: Private owner rolling stock from the 1800s to current times.

Model Ranking:
Current: 419 - July 2020
Previous: 413 - June 2020
Movement: (-6)

Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1981 R.779 1981
0-4-0 Saddle Tank Locomotive - Desmond
1982 R.779 1982
0-4-0 Saddle Tank Locomotive - Desmond
1983 R.779 1983
0-4-0 Saddle Tank Locomotive - Desmond

Train Sets Included In (1)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1981 Electric Starter Set

Related Service Sheets (5)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
115 0-4-0 Loco Chassis - R.077 September 1978
115 (Back) 0-4-0 Loco Chassis - R.077 - Back September 1978
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 Wire handrails and crew figures.
1982 Wire handrails and crew.
1983 Wire handrails and crew.

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1981 £9.50
1982 £10.25

Catalogue Images (3)

R.779 - 0-4-0 Saddle Tank Locomotive - Desmond - 1981
R.779 0-4-0 Saddle Tank Locomotive - Desmond - 1981

R.779 - 0-4-0 Saddle Tank Locomotive - Desmond - 1982
R.779 0-4-0 Saddle Tank Locomotive - Desmond - 1982

R.779 - 0-4-0 Saddle Tank Locomotive - Desmond - 1983
R.779 0-4-0 Saddle Tank Locomotive - Desmond - 1983


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