Model Details

Class 4P 2-6-4T Locomotive


Class 4P 2-6-4T Locomotive

Years Released: 1996 1997 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 2 years.

Model: Class 4P 2-6-4T Locomotive
Running Number: 2309
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 4P Tank
Class 4P Tank
Designer: Henry Fowler
Class Information: This early Fowler design formed the basis of many subsequent Class 4 designs that were to follow, through to the final British Railway’s Standard Class 4MT design of 1951. More...
Weight: 86 tons
Purpose: Suburban Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 2-6-4
Wheel Arrangement Name: Adriatic
Model Information: Length - 7 3/8 inches - 18.8cm.
Models Produced: * 2,800
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1996 1997

1996 1997
Company: L.M.S. - London Midland & Scottish Railway
Logo: L.M.S. Crest
Logo Years: 1923 - 1947
London Midland & Scottish Railway
Livery: L.M.S. Crimson
L.M.S. Crimson
Livery Details: Crimson lake with yellow lettering and black lining.
Company Information: The biggest of Britains big four post grouping railway companies formed in 1923. Made up from 34 company lines including the Caledonian, Midland and Somerset & Dorset Joint Railways. Express trains from London to Glasgow were a feature of this company.

Model Ranking:
Current: 1360 - December 2023
Previous: 1486 - November 2023
Movement: (+126)

Model Year Details (2)

1996 R.299 1996
Class 4P 2-6-4T Locomotive
1997 R.299 1997
Class 4P 2-6-4T Locomotive

Related Service Sheets (2)

122A 2-6-4T Loco Class 4P October 1992
122A (Back) 2-6-4T Loco Class 4P - Back October 1992

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Model Catalogue Information

1996 Designed by Sir Henry Fowler to haul local suburban passenger trains, the 4P class was made up of 645 locomotives which were each capable of running at an ecomomical 80 mph, necessary for a fast and efficient suburban service. The models body with glazed cab which features interior detailing is complemented by the intricate valve gear and connecting rods and is powered by a Type 7 motor. Suitable for coaches R.474 and R.475.
1997 The 4P locomotive was designe by Sir Henry Fowler to haul fast and efficient suburban services, running at an appropriate 80mph. Some 645 were built. The model has a glazed cab with detailed interior, and features intricate valve gear and connecting rods. The motor is a Type 7.

Motor Information

1996 Type 7
1997 Type 7

Price List

1996 £44.99

Catalogue Images (2)

R.299 - Class 4P 2-6-4T Locomotive - 1996
R.299 Class 4P 2-6-4T Locomotive - 1996

R.299 - Class 4P 2-6-4T Locomotive - 1997
R.299 Class 4P 2-6-4T Locomotive - 1997

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