Model Year Details

1998 - Class 2800 Locomotive

U.K.
2844


Class 2800 Locomotive

Model: Class 2800 Locomotive (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 2844
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 28XX
Class 28XX
Designer: G. J. Churchward
Class Information: Designed as a heavy freight locomotive by George Churchward for the Great Western Railway, the 2800 Class was the first 2-8-0 wheel arrangement to be used in Britain. More...
Weight: 76 tons
Purpose: Heavy Freight
Wheel Arrangement: 2-8-0
Wheel Arrangement Name: Consolidation
2-8-0
Model Information: Length - 258mm.
Models Produced: ---
Company: G.W.R. - Great Western Railway
Logo: G.W.R. Roundel
Logo Years: 1934 - 1942
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: 1998
Catalogue Number: R.2053
Year Information: The Churchward designed heavy haulage locomotive this year in the G.W.R. livery of 1934-1942. The model has a firebox which glows when the locomotive is running. It also makes real smoke (fuelled by harmless smoke oil). Ringfield motor in the tender, with sprung drawbar.
Model Motor: Ringfield (located in the tender)
Publication: Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Forth Edition 1998
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 44th Edition
Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Forth Edition 1998
Logo & Box Design:


UK Price List: £74.99
Aust Price List: ---
Can Price List: ---

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Model Year Details (1)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1998 R.2053 1998
Class 2800 Locomotive

Related Service Sheets (3)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
155 2-8-0 GWR Loco March 1992
155 (Back) 2-8-0 GWR Loco - Back March 1992
236 Class 2800 Locomotive October 2000

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