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1999 - King Class Locomotive - King Henry VII

U.K.
6014


King Class Locomotive - King Henry VII

Model: King Class Locomotive - King Henry VII (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 6014
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: King Class
King Class
Designer: C. B. Collett
Class Information: Built under the direction of C.B. Collett the King Castle Class 6000 series was built by Great Western Railway (GWR) with the intent of wresting back the title of “most powerful steam locomotive in Britain” after losing the title to Southern Railways Lord Nelson Class. The King’s were the largest steam locomotives built by the GWR and entrusted the railways most prestigious passenger train workings including “The Cornish Riviera” express. More...
Weight: 136 tons (including tender)
Purpose: Express Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-0
Wheel Arrangement Name: Ten Wheeler
4-6-0
Model Information: Length - 274mm.
Models Produced: ---
Company: G.W.R. - Great Western Railway
Logo: G.W.R. Crest
Logo Years: 1927 - 1947
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: 1999
Catalogue Number: R.2119
Year Information: A new name and number for the King Class locomotive that was said by G.W.R. to be the most powerful passenger engine in the country. It is presented here in the G.W.R. livery of 1928-1934 with the single chimney of that period. Ringfield motor in the tender.
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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UK Price List: £74.99
Aust Price List: ---
Can Price List: ---

Model Ranking:
Current: 987 - September 2019
Previous: 1238 - August 2019
Movement: (+251)

Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1999 R.2119 1999
King Class Locomotive - King Henry VII
2000 R.2119 2000
King Class Locomotive - King Henry VII
2001 R.2119 2001
King Class Locomotive - King Henry VII

Related Service Sheets (2)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
206 King Class Locomotive March 1998
206B King Class Locomotive July 2000

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