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1999 - The Caledonian (Duchess Class - City Of Bristol)


The Caledonian (Duchess Class - City Of Bristol)

Model: The Caledonian (Duchess Class - City Of Bristol) (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 46237
Category: Train Packs
Train Packs
Locomotive Class: 8P Duchess Class
8P Duchess Class
Designer: Sir William Stanier
Class Information: Introduced by the LMS in 1937, the Coronation / Duchess Class remains the most powerful steam locomotives built in Britain. Early locomotives in the class were built with streamlined casings that were later removed; while later built locomotives never received the distinctive casings. More...
Weight: 161 tons (including tender)
Purpose: Heavy Express Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-2
Wheel Arrangement Name: Pacific
Model Information: Great British Trains are produced in editions of 2000 only, each with authenticating certificate.
Length - Duchess Class - 299mm.
Length - Mk1 Composite Coach - 265mm.
Models Produced: ---
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Late Crest
Logo Years: 1956 - 1967
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Green
B.R. Green
Livery Details: Brunswick green with orange and black lining with yellow lettering.
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: 1999
Catalogue Number: R.2112
Year Information: A great train from the closing years of British steam. The Caledonian from London Euston to Glasgow Central first entered service in 1957 and is presented here in the B.R. livery of that time, with specially named Duchess Class locomotive City Of Bristol in B.R. green and Mk.1 coaches in B.R.s then new maroon. Coaches feature special Caledonian name boards and running numbers exclusive to this limited edition Train Pack.
Model Motor: Ringfield (located in the tender)
Publication: Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Fifth Edition 1999
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 45th Edition
Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Fifth Edition 1999
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Limited Edition: 2000
UK Price List: £104.99
Aust Price List: ---
Can Price List: ---

Model Ranking:
Current: 1440 - October 2023
Previous: 1881 - September 2023
Movement: (+441)

Model Year Details (1)

1999 R.2112 1999
The Caledonian (Duchess Class - City Of Bristol)

Related Service Sheets (3)

111A 4-6-2 Coronation Class June 1992
111A (Back) 4-6-2 Coronation Class - Back June 1992
223 Duchess Class Locomotive June 2000

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