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1999 - County Class Locomotive - County Of Gloucester


County Class Locomotive - County Of Gloucester

Model: County Class Locomotive - County Of Gloucester (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 1015
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 1000 County
Class 1000 County
Designer: Frederick Hawksworth
Class Information: Developed late under Great Western Railways (GWR) ownership, the County Class was unique in many mechanical aspects when compared to the many previous 4-6-0 designs. More...
Weight: 125 tons (including tender)
Purpose: Passenger & Freight
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-0
Wheel Arrangement Name: Ten Wheeler
Model Information: Length - 253mm.
Models Produced: ---
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Early Emblem
Logo Years: 1948 - 1956
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Black
B.R. Black
Livery Details: Black with red and white lining.
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: 1999
Catalogue Number: R.2097
Year Information: Hawksworth-designed County Class locomotives entered service in 1945-1947, the last and most powerful of the Great Western Railways famous two-cylinder 4-6-0s. County Of Gloucester is presented here in the mixed traffic livery of British Railways, 1949 onwards. Single chimney places this version of the locomotive in the early post-war period. (Double chimneys were fitted to all of the class by the end of 1959.) Ringfield motor, with sprung drawbar.
Model Motor: Ringfield (mounted in locomotive)
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: ---

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1999 R.2097 1999
County Class Locomotive - County Of Gloucester

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