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Class M7 Tank Locomotive


Class M7 Tank Locomotive

Years Released: 1970 1971 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 2 years.

Model: Class M7 Tank Locomotive
Running Number: 328
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class M7
Class M7
Designer: Dugald Drummond
Class Information: The successful M7 class was introduced in 1897 by the London South Western Railway (LSWR) primarily for hauling heavy commuter trains in and out of London. In later years the class was distributed through-out the Southern Region of British Railways for operation of branch line traffic, while many remained in their home territory hauling empty stock workings in the busy London area. More...
Weight: 61 tons
Purpose: Suburban Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 0-4-4
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1970 1971

1970 1971
Company: S.R. - Southern Railway
Logo: S.R. Crest
Logo Years: 1923 - 1947
Southern Railway
Livery: S.R. Malachite Green
S.R. Malachite Green
Livery Details: Malachite green with yellow lettering.
Company Information: The smallest of Britains post grouping railway companies formed in 1923. The S.R. route mileage was the best in Britain by far, due to the dense population south of London. Passengers was the main cargo which pushed the S.R. to lead the emergence of elect

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Model Year Details (2)

1970 R.868 1970
Class M7 Tank Locomotive
1971 R.868A 1971
Class M7 Tank Locomotive

Train Sets Included In (1)

1971 Local Passenger Set

Related Service Sheets (3)

51 X.04 Mark IV Motor April 1968
74 4-4-0 Locomotive - R.754 April 1968
83 0-4-4 & 4-4-0 Loco Chassis - R.868, R.450 June 1974

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Model Catalogue Information

1970 Model has firebox glow and opening smoke box door to show boiler tube detail.
1971 Opening smoke box door to show boiler tube detail.

Price List

1970 65/-
1971 68/-

Catalogue Images (2)

R.868 - Class M7 Tank Locomotive - 1970
R.868 Class M7 Tank Locomotive - 1970

R.868A - Class M7 Tank Locomotive - 1971
R.868A Class M7 Tank Locomotive - 1971

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