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1995 - Schools Class V Locomotive - Cranleigh


Schools Class V Locomotive - Cranleigh

Model: Schools Class V Locomotive - Cranleigh (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 936
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Schools Class V
Schools Class V
Designer: Richard Maunsell
Class Information: Designed and built under the direction of Richard Maunsell by the Southern Railway (SR) for intermediate passenger services. The Schools Class became the last locomotives built in Britain to use a 4-4-0 wheel arrangement. The Class earned the distinction of being the largest and most powerful locomotives to ever operate in Europe using this wheel arrangement. More...
Weight: 114 tons (including tender)
Purpose: Regional Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-4-0
Model Information: Length - 9 3/8 inches - 23.9cm.
Models Produced: * 2,400
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Company: S.R. - Southern Railway
Logo: S.R. Crest
Logo Years: 1923 - 1947
Southern Railway
Livery: S.R. Olive Green
S.R. Olive Green
Livery Details: Olive green with yellow lettering.
Company Information: The smallest of Britains post grouping railway companies formed in 1923. The S.R. route mileage was the best in Britain by far, due to the dense population south of London. Passengers was the main cargo which pushed the S.R. to lead the emergence of elect
Year: 1995
Catalogue Number: R.132
Year Information: Maunsells Schools class was introduced in 1930 and the 40 locomotives were the heaviest and most powerful 4-4-0s in Britain. The model has a sprung drawbar and an auxilliary pick-up through the front bogie. The tender is powered by a Type 6 ringfield motor situated in the tender. Suitable for coaches R.162, R.163 and R.174.
Model Motor: Type 6 Ringfield
Publication: Hornby Railways - 41st Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 41st Edition
Hornby Railways - 41st Edition
Logo & Box Design:

UK Price List: £67.00
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Model Year Details (2)

1994 R.132 1994
Schools Class V Locomotive - Cranleigh
1995 R.132 1995
Schools Class V Locomotive - Cranleigh

Related Service Sheets (2)

133A 4-4-0 Locomotive - Schools Class November 1994
133A (Back) 4-4-0 Locomotive - Schools Class (Back) November 1994

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