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1997 - G.W.R. County Locomotive with Three Centenary Coaches (County Class - County Of Somerset)

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G.W.R. County Locomotive with Three Centenary Coaches (County Class - County Of Somerset)

Model: G.W.R. County Locomotive with Three Centenary Coaches (County Class - County Of Somerset) (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 1004
Category: Train Packs
Train Packs
Locomotive Class: Class 1000 County
Class 1000 County
Designer: Frederick Hawksworth
Class Information: Developed late under Great Western Railways (GWR) ownership, the County Class was unique in many mechanical aspects when compared to the many previous 4-6-0 designs. More...
Weight: 125 tons (including tender)
Purpose: Passenger & Freight
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-0
Wheel Arrangement Name: Ten Wheeler
4-6-0
Model Information: Length - County Class - 253mm. Length - Centenary Composite Coach - 253mm.
Models Produced: ---
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: 1997
Catalogue Number: R.2025
Year Information: This set also features the Centenary coaches of 1935, and an earlier incarnation of the express services running in the later days of the Great Western Railway. The coaches are hauled by a County Class locomotive and liveried in chocolate and cream with Paddington - Cardiff - Swansea sideboards on the roof line - a classic representation of the service that ran in 1945-47. All parts were specially produced for this pack.
Model Motor: ---
Publication: Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Third Edition 1997 - The legend is alive
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 43rd Edition
Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Third Edition 1997 - The legend is alive
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Model Ranking:
Current: 778 - July 2022
Previous: 1730 - June 2022
Movement: (+952)

Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1997 R.2025 1997
G.W.R. County Locomotive with Three Centenary Coaches (County Class - County Of Somerset)
1998 R.2025 1998
G.W.R. County Locomotive with Three Centenary Coaches (County Class - County Of Somerset)

Related Service Sheets (1)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
213 County & Castle Class Locomotive August 2000

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