Model Year Details

2005 - King Class Locomotive - King James II

U.K.
6008

King Class Locomotive - King James II

Model: King Class Locomotive - King James II (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 6008
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 - 10 3/4 inches - 27.4cm.
Models Produced: * 1,250
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
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: 2005
Catalogue Number: R.2460
Year Information: Cab detail, sprung buffers.
Model Motor: Five pole skew wound.
Publication: Hornby - Edition Fifty-One 2005 - OO Gauge Model Railways
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 51st Edition
Hornby - Edition Fifty-One 2005 - OO Gauge Model Railways
Logo & Box Design:


UK Price List: £88.99
Aust Price List: ---
Can Price List: ---

Model Ranking:
Current: 467 - May 2022
Previous: 505 - April 2022
Movement: (+38)

Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1993 R.082 1993
King Class Locomotive - King James II
1994 R.082 1994
King Class Locomotive - King James II
2005 R.2460 2005
King Class Locomotive - King James II

Related Service Sheets (4)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
104 Tender Drive Motor Type 3 - R.063, R.065, R.066, R.078, R.842 June 1978
104 (Back) Tender Drive Motor Type 3 - R.063, R.065, R.066, R.078, R.842 - Back June 1978
112 4-6-0 King Edward 1 - R.078 September 1978
112 (Back) 4-6-0 King Edward 1 - R.078 - Back September 1978

Model Photos & Notes (0)

Add Photo or Note


King Class Locomotive - King James II on ebay US

Collector Guide ebay Search System

Search For: 'hornby king james'

Top 6 Models

1. Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth
2. Class A1 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman
3. Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman
4. Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard
5. Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star
6. Blue Pullman Set

View the latest full Model Rankings.


Random Model

1969
Double-ended Diesel Locomotive (TRI-ANG RAILWAYS)
Double-ended Diesel Locomotive (TRI-ANG RAILWAYS)


Database

11,328 yearly Items over 57 Years.
4,069 individual Items.
3,707 Models.
362 catalogued Train Sets.
156 Train Packs.
820 Steam Locomotives.
497 Diesel Locomotives.
1,082 Passenger Coaches.
1,152 Freight Wagons.


Another Guide


Scalextric Collector Guide


More Reading


Train Shops

Advertise Here...
Contact us through the Comment Page