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1997 - Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Lord Beaverbrook

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34054

Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Lord Beaverbrook

Model: Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Lord Beaverbrook (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 34054
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Battle Of Britain / West Country Class
Battle Of Britain / West Country Class
Designer: Oliver Bulleid
Class Information: Battle of Britain Class locomotives, along with sister West Country’s were introduced in 1945 and produced through 1954. A total of 110 air-smooth cased Light Pacific’s; affectionately known or rather unkindly nick-named “Spam Cans” were built by the Southern Railway and later British Railways using many features inherited from the larger and heavier Merchant Navy Class. More...
Weight: 137 tons
Purpose: Mixed Traffic
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-2
Wheel Arrangement Name: Pacific
4-6-2
Model Information: Length - 10 3/4 inches - 27.4cm.
Models Produced: * 6,000
* 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. 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: 1997
Catalogue Number: R.310
Year Information: Finely detailed representation of a locomotive that entered service in 1947 and continued working up to the mid sixties. The models livery places it in the period 1956-1967. Ample power is delivered by the Type 7 motor located in the locomotives body.
Model Motor: Type 7
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 Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1995 R.310 1995
Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Lord Beaverbrook
1996 R.310 1996
Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Lord Beaverbrook
1997 R.310 1997
Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Lord Beaverbrook

Related Service Sheets (3)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
132 4-6-2 Battle of Britain Class Spitfire - R.374 December 1981
132 (Back) 4-6-2 Battle of Britain Class Spitfire - R.374 - Back December 1981
177 4-6-2 Locomotive - West Country - Battle Of Britain Class October 1995

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