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Class 61XX Prairie Locomotive


Class 61XX Prairie Locomotive

Years Released: 2001 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 1 year.

Model: Class 61XX Prairie Locomotive
Running Number: 6156
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 61XX
Class 61XX
Designer: C.B. Collet
Class Information: The Class 6100 numbered 70 built between 1931 and 1935.
Weight: 79 tons
Purpose: Passenger & Freight
Wheel Arrangement: 2-6-2
Wheel Arrangement Name: Prairie
Model Information: Length - 163mm.
Models Produced: ---
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Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Early Emblem
Logo Years: 1948 - 1956
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Black
B.R. Black
Livery Details: Black with red and white lining.
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.

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Model Year Details (1)

2001 R.2213A 2001
Class 61XX Prairie Locomotive

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Model Catalogue Information

2001 The origins of the 61XX go back to the early 1900's with the class showing the influences of Churchward, however the finished design is credited to C B Collet. The length of the locomotive was 41 ft and weighed 78 tons 9 cwt. with a tractive effort of 23,000Ibs.The class was so reliable that many continued their working life well into BR days, as shown on the above model. Model is powered by a Type 7 motor.

Motor Information

2001 Type 7

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R.2213A - Class 61XX Prairie Locomotive - 2001
R.2213A Class 61XX Prairie Locomotive - 2001

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