Model Year Details

1981 - King Class Locomotive - King Henry VIII

U.K.
6013

King Class Locomotive - King Henry VIII

Model: King Class Locomotive - King Henry VIII (Overall Model page)
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
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.
Year: 1981
Catalogue Number: R.349
Year Information: 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.
Model Motor: Ringfield
Publication: Hornby Railways Ticket to ride - OO Gauge Catalogue 1981
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 27th Edition
Hornby Railways Ticket to ride - OO Gauge Catalogue 1981
Logo & Box Design:


UK Price List: £25.95
Aust Price List: ---
Can Price List: ---

Model Ranking:
Current: 126 - October 2017
Previous: 92 - September 2017
Movement: (-34)

Model Year Details (6)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
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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