Model Year Details

1997 - Class B17/4 Locomotive - Manchester United

U.K.
61662

Class B17/4 Locomotive - Manchester United

Model: Class B17/4 Locomotive - Manchester United (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 61662
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class B17
Class B17
Designer: Sir Nigel Gresley
Class Information: Class introduced 1928. Last B17 retired in 1960.
Weight: 129 tons
Purpose: Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-0
Wheel Arrangement Name: Ten Wheeler
4-6-0
Model Information: Length - 10 1/16 inches - 25.6cm.
* 2,600 solo models produced and 2,000 for use in a train pack.
Models Produced: * 4,600
* 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.315
Year Information: Gresley design, in the British Railways livery of the late fifties. The driving wheels of the model are exactly spaced like the original, and feature the appropriate brake gear. Bodywork detail includes separately fitted handrails and a glazed cab. The model is powered by a ringfield motor in the diecast chassis of the tender.
Model Motor: Ringfield (located in the tender)
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: 799 - March 2019
Previous: 472 - February 2019
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Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1996 R.315 1996
Class B17/4 Locomotive - Manchester United
1997 R.315 1997
Class B17/4 Locomotive - Manchester United

Related Service Sheets (3)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
110B 4-6-0 Loco Class B17/4 Footballer October 1994
110B (Back) 4-6-0 Loco Class B17/4 Footballer - Back October 1994
207 B17/4 Footballer Class Locomotive March 1998

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