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1996 - Class 2800 Locomotive


Class 2800 Locomotive

Model: Class 2800 Locomotive (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 2857
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 28XX
Class 28XX
Designer: G. J. Churchward
Class Information: Designed as a heavy freight locomotive by George Churchward for the Great Western Railway, the 2800 Class was the first 2-8-0 wheel arrangement to be used in Britain. More...
Weight: 76 tons
Purpose: Heavy Freight
Wheel Arrangement: 2-8-0
Wheel Arrangement Name: Consolidation
Model Information: Length - 10 1/8 inches - 25.8cm.
Models Produced: * 4,100
* 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: 1996
Catalogue Number: R.143
Year Information: The 2800 Class were designed by Churchward, the GWRs chief engineer, for heavy haulage. The Hornby model is tender powered by a ringfield motor and features a glowing firebox when the locomtive is running. The full size prototype which is owned by the 2857 Society can be seen at the Severn Valley Railway in Shropshire.
Model Motor: Type 6 Ringfield
Publication: Hornby Railways - 42nd Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 42nd Edition
Hornby Railways - 42nd Edition
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UK Price List: £69.99
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Model Year Details (4)

1994 R.143 1994
Class 2800 Locomotive
1995 R.143 1995
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1996 R.143 1996
Class 2800 Locomotive
1997 R.143 1997
Class 2800 Locomotive

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