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1993 - Class B17/4 Locomotive - Arsenal


Class B17/4 Locomotive - Arsenal

Model: Class B17/4 Locomotive - Arsenal (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 2848
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class B17
Class B17
Designer: Sir Nigel Gresley
Class Information: Class introduced 1928. Last B17 retired in 1960.
Weight: 129 tons
Purpose: Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-0
Wheel Arrangement Name: Ten Wheeler
Model Information: Length - 10 1/16 inches - 25.6cm.
Models Produced: * 2,000
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Company: L.N.E.R. - London & North Eastern Railway
Logo: L.N.E.R. Crest
Logo Years: 1923 - 1947
London & North Eastern Railway
Livery: L.N.E.R. Apple Green
L.N.E.R. Apple Green
Livery Details: Apple green with black and white lining and gold lettering.
Company Information: The second biggest of Britains post grouping railway companies formed in 1923. Some very famous locomotives were designed and operated by the L.N.E.R. including the Flying Scotsman and the Mallard.
Year: 1993
Catalogue Number: R.188
Year Information: The class was introduced in 1928 under Gresley with the first locos being named after country houses. The batch built from 1936 were named after football clubs and army regiments. Tender powered by Type 5 ringfield motor. Suitable coaches are R.477 and R.478.
Model Motor: Type 5 Ringfield
Publication: Hornby Railways - 39th Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 39th Edition
Hornby Railways - 39th Edition
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Model Year Details (2)

1992 R.188 1992
Class B17/4 Locomotive - Arsenal
1993 R.188 1993
Class B17/4 Locomotive - Arsenal

Related Service Sheets (2)

110A 4-6-0 LNER Manchester United - R.053 October 1982
110A (Back) 4-6-0 LNER Manchester United - R.053 - Back October 1982

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