Model Year Details

2002 - Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Port Line

U.K.
35027


Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Port Line

Model: Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Port Line (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 35027
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: Length - 190mm.
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: 2002
Catalogue Number: R.2268
Year Information: Allocated to Bournemouth ‘Port Line’ was officially named at Southampton Docks on 24 April 1950. Along with others in the Class ’Port Line' was rebuilt and returned to traffic in May 1957. Two years later this engine had the honour of pulling the Royal train from Windsor to Hamworthy Junction where the train was berthed overnight. The stunning Hornby model is fully equipped with separately fitted detail parts and is powered by a 5 pole motor located under the locomotive body.
Model Motor: Five pole skew wound.
Publication: Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Eighth Edition 2002
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 48th Edition
Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Eighth Edition 2002
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UK Price List: £94.50
Aust Price List: ---
Can Price List: ---

Model Ranking:
Current: 2194 - January 2019
Previous: 1906 - December 2018
Movement: (-288)

Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
2002 R.2268 2002
Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Port Line
2003 R.2268 2003
Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Port Line

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