Model Year Details

2000 - Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Clan Line

U.K.
35028


Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Clan Line

Model: Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Clan Line (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 35028
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Merchant Navy Class
Merchant Navy Class
Designer: Oliver Bulleid
Class Information: Heavy weight Pacific locomotives designed for Top Link passenger services on the Southern Railway were conceived during hostilities of World War 2. The Merchant Navy class were nicknamed “Spam Cans” due to their unorthodox appearance. A total of 30 locomotives were constructed, all named after steam ship lines operating out of Southampton Docks. In accordance with their powerful stature the Merchant Navy’s were entrusted premiere passenger trains, such as the all Pullman Bournemouth Belle and Golden Arrow. More...
Weight: 99 tons
Purpose: Express Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-2
Wheel Arrangement Name: Pacific
4-6-2
Model Information: New generation model steam locomotives for the new millennium.
Both the rebuilt Merchant Navy Class and Coronation Class locomotives are a new generation of models for the new millennium. Produced to the exacting Super Detail standard, both models include in their specification blackened finish handrails and wheels plus etched brass valve gear and detailed cab interior. They also feature a five pole motor housed in their respective locomotive bodies for precise slow speed running.
Length - 290mm.
Models Produced: ---
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: 2000
Catalogue Number: R.2169
Year Information: Probably the most famous of the Merchant Navy Class. ‘Clan Line’ was the last of its type to be rebuilt in October 1969. At that time the locomotive had achieved a mileage of 401,005 but, by the time of withdrawal by BR in July 1967, Clan Line had achieved a total of 794,39I miles. Rescued from the cutters torch by the Merchant Navy Locomotive Society in the same month of withdrawal, the Iocomotive was Eventually put on shed at Ashford, Kent and used to pull special trains over the B.R. network. In 1975 Clan Line was moved to the Bulmer Railway Centre in Hereford where it continued to be used with special trains and also as an exhibit at various rail shows. CIan Line is in continuous service and can be seen running on the main line pulling steam specials.
Model Motor: Five Pole Motor
Publication: Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Sixth Edition 2000 - Millennium Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 46th Edition
Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Sixth Edition 2000 - Millennium Edition
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UK Price List: £89.99
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Can Price List: ---

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Previous: 75 - June 2022
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Model Year Details (8)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
2000 R.2169 2000
Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Clan Line
2001 R.2169 2001
Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Clan Line
2002 R.2169 2002
Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Clan Line
2007 --- 2007
Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Clan Line
2008 --- 2008
Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Clan Line
2009 --- 2009
Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Clan Line
2010 --- 2010
Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Clan Line
2011 --- 2011
Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Clan Line

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YEARS TRAIN SET
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Venice Simplon-Orient-Express British Pullman - Premier Boxed Set - Digital Train Set

Related Service Sheets (1)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
248 Merchant Navy October 2000

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