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1998 - Class B17/4 Locomotive - Doncaster Rovers


Class B17/4 Locomotive - Doncaster Rovers

Model: Class B17/4 Locomotive - Doncaster Rovers (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 2857
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
Model Information: Length - 256mm.
Models Produced: ---
Company: L.N.E.R. - London & North Eastern Railway
Logo: L.N.E.R. Crest
Logo Years: 1923 - 1947
London & North Eastern Railway
Livery: L.N.E.R. Apple Green
L.N.E.R. Apple Green
Livery Details: Apple green with black and white lining and gold lettering.
Company Information: The second biggest of Britains post grouping railway companies formed in 1923. Some very famous locomotives were designed and operated by the L.N.E.R. including the Flying Scotsman and the Mallard.
Year: 1998
Catalogue Number: R.2056
Year Information: A new name for Hornbys model of the Gresley designed Footballer, as seen in 1939 in L.N.E.R. passenger express livery with the hallmark green cylinders of a Darlington-built locomotive. Note the authentic spacing of the driving wheels, and correctly modelled brake gear. Details include separately fitted handrails and glazed cab.
Model Motor: ---
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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1998 R.2056 1998
Class B17/4 Locomotive - Doncaster Rovers

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207 B17/4 Footballer Class Locomotive March 1998

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