Model Details

Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star

U.K.
92220

Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star

Years Released: 1971 1972 1973 1973c 1974 1975 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1988 1989 1990 1991 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 15 years.

Model: Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star
Running Number: 92220
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 9F
Class 9F
Designer: Robert A. Riddles
Class Information: Class 9F was the last standard design steam locomotive conceived by British Railways in 1951 and intended for long distance heavy goods services. The final production steam locomotive built by British Railways, appropriately named “Evening Star” was out-shopped from Swindon Works in February 1960. More...
Weight: 139 tons plus tender from 51 to 56 tons
Purpose: Heavy Freight
Wheel Arrangement: 2-10-0
Wheel Arrangement Name: Decapod
2-10-0
Model Information: The last steam engine made by British Railways in 1960. Also listed in catalogues as Standard Class 9f Locomotive.
Length - 10 3/4 inches - 27.4cm.
* (71-75) 23,000 solo models produced. (77-79) 40,000 solo models produced. (80-82) 7,200 solo models produced and 11,000 in sets. (88-91) 6,000 solo models produced.
Models Produced: * 98,200
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1971 1972

1973 1973c

1974 1975

1977

1978 1979

1980 1981

1982

1988 1989 1990 1991

1971 1972

1973 1973c 1974 1975

1977

1978 1979

1980 1981 1982

1988 1989 1990 1991
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.

Model Ranking:
Current: 6 - November 2014
Previous: 6 - October 2014
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Model Year Details (15)

YEAR CAT MODEL IMAGE
1971 R.861 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star 1971
1972 R.861 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star 1972
1973 R.861 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star 1973
1973c R.861 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star 1973c
1974 R.861 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star 1974
1975 R.861 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star 1975
1977 R.065 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star 1977
1978 R.065 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star 1978
1979 R.065 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star 1979
1980 R.303 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star 1980
1981 R.303 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star 1981
1982 R.303 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star 1982
1988 R.373 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star 1988
1989 R.373 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star 1989
1990 R.373 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star 1990
1991 R.373 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star 1991

Train Sets Included In (1)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1980 1981 Evening Star Super Goods Set

Related Service Sheets (16)

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
78A Evening Star Locomotive & Tender - R.861 September 1971
78B Evening Star Powered Tender - R.861 September 1971
91 2-10-0 Loco Chassis - R.861 June 1974
91A 2-10-0 Evening Star - R.065 April 1977
91A (Back) 2-10-0 Evening Star - R.065 - Back April 1977
98 Ring Field Motor Power Unit - R.550, R.552, R.859, R.861, R.863 June 1974
98A Tender Drive Ring Field Motor Unit Type 2 - R.061, R.063 September 1976
98A (Back) Tender Drive Ring Field Motor Unit Type 2 - R.061, R.063 - Back September 1976
HR1978 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Front) 1978
HR1978 (Back) Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Back) 1978
HR1978 C3 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Class 5) 1978
HR1982 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1982 (Front) 1982
HR1982 (Back) Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1982 (Back) 1982
HR1982 T5&6 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1982 (Type 5 & 6) 1982

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1972 This fine scale model locomotive has the new Ringfield motor of very low consumption postitioned in the locomotive tender.
1973 Superbly detailed body and hand lining and coppered chimney and pipework.
1973c Powerful tender drive locomotive.
1974 Fitted with finely detailed valve gear and articulated coupling rods to allow operation on small radius curves. Current pick-up through the eight flanged locomotive driving wheels.
1975 Finely detailed valve gear and articulated coupling rods to allow operation on small radius curves.
1977 Coppered chimney cap and side pipework.
1978 Evening Star, the last steam loco to be built by BR was fully finished in lined green livery to mark the event. The remaining 250 locomotives of the class were black (and generally dirty!). The finely detailed Hornby model has a fully fitted cab, brake gear and scale wheels with the central driver unflanged in accord with prototype practice. Power is provided by a tender mounted Ringfield Silver Seal motor. Evening Star can be seen at York National Railway Museum.
1980 Includes crew figures, vacuum pipes and extra detailing.
1981 Crew figures and vacuum pipes.
1988 The popular Hornby model is now reintroduced in an improved form with separate wire handrails and reversing rods.
1991 Tender powered by Type 5 ringfield motor. The 9F class totalled 240 locos of which Evening Star was the last to be built.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1972 Ringfield
1973 Ringfield
1974 Ringfield
1975 Ringfield
1977 Ringfield
1978 Ringfield
1979 Ringfield
1980 Ringfield
1989 Type 5 Ringfield
1990 Type 5 Ringfield
1991 Type 5 Ringfield

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1971 160/-
1972 £9.99
1973 £9.99
1974 £10.75
1977 £16.99
1978 £18.50
1979 £19.95
1980 £25.50
1981 £28.50
1982 £30.95
1988 £49.97
1989 £54.90
YEAR AUST PRICE
1972 $34.50
YEAR CAN PRICE
1973c $50.00

Catalogue Images (15)

R.861 - Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1971
R.861 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1971

R.861 - Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1972
R.861 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1972

R.861 - Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1973
R.861 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1973

R.861 - Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1973c
R.861 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1973c

R.861 - Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1974
R.861 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1974

R.861 - Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1975
R.861 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1975

R.065 - Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1977
R.065 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1977

R.065 - Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1978
R.065 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1978

R.065 - Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1979
R.065 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1979

R.303 - Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1980
R.303 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1980

R.303 - Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1981
R.303 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1981

R.303 - Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1982
R.303 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1982

R.373 - Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1988
R.373 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1988

R.373 - Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1989
R.373 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1989

R.373 - Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1990
R.373 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1990

R.373 - Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1991
R.373 Class 9F Locomotive - Evening Star - 1991


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