Model Year Details

1974 - Ivatt Class 2 Locomotive


Ivatt Class 2 Locomotive

Model: Ivatt Class 2 Locomotive (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 46400
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Ivatt Class 2
Ivatt Class 2
Designer: George Ivatt
Class Information: While elderly 0-6-0 tender engines formed the back-bone of London Midland Railways (LMS) prior to being absorbed by British Railways, the need for a modern light weight all-purpose mixed traffic locomotive with unlimited route availability was deemed necessary by contemporary management. The Class 2 locomotives with a 2-6-0 wheel arrangement and tender were designed for the LMS and continued to be built as an early Standard Design under the auspices of British Railways; although with minor modifications to the Standardised Design of Robert Riddles after nationalisation. More...
Weight: 84 tons (including tender)
Purpose: Mixed Traffic
Wheel Arrangement: 2-6-0
Wheel Arrangement Name: Mogul
Model Information: ---
Models Produced: * 34,400
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Late Crest
Logo Years: 1956 - 1967
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Black
B.R. Black
Livery Details: Black with red and white lining.
Company Information: British Railways came into existence in 1948 when the dominating four British railway companies amalgamated. Steam traction on British Railways ended in 1968 and the system was re-branded as British Rail.
Year: 1974
Catalogue Number: R.857
Year Information: Model has distinct tender with roofing to provide protection to the crew when running in reverse. Fully glazed windows are fitted to locomotive and tender and vacuum pipes are included.
Model Motor: X.03
Publication: Hornby Railways - OO Gauge Scale Model Catalogue:Edition 20
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 20th Edition
Hornby Railways - OO Gauge Scale Model Catalogue:Edition 20
Logo & Box Design:

UK Price List: £8.95
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Can Price List: ---

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Model Year Details (4)

1974 R.857 1974
Ivatt Class 2 Locomotive
1975 R.857 1975
Ivatt Class 2 Locomotive
1976 R.857 1976
Ivatt Class 2 Locomotive
1977 R.857 1977
Ivatt Class 2 Locomotive

Related Service Sheets (7)

81A X.04 Electric Motor - 12 Volts D.C. September 1976
81A (Back) X.04 Electric Motor - 12 Volts D.C. - Back September 1976
85 2-6-0 Loco Chassis - R.857, Ivatt Class 2 September 1976
85 (Back) 2-6-0 Loco Chassis - R.857, Ivatt Class 2 - Back September 1976
HR1978 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Front) 1978
HR1978 (Back) Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Back) 1978
HR1978 C2 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Class 2) 1978

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9 Dec 2010 Photo Hornby Ivatt John Faulkner

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