Model Details

Class 8F Locomotive

U.K.
48758

Class 8F Locomotive

Years Released: 1988 1989 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 2 years.

Model: Class 8F Locomotive
Running Number: 48758
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 8F
Class 8F
Designer: Sir William Stanier
Class Information: Introduced in 1935. Survived until the last year of BR steam in 1968.
Weight: 125 tons
Purpose: Freight
Wheel Arrangement: 2-8-0
Wheel Arrangement Name: Consolidation
2-8-0
Model Information: Model includes articulated coupling rods, painted bodywork, sprung draw bar and firebox glow.
Length - 9 7/8 inches - 25.2cm.
Models Produced: * 3,300
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1988 1989

1988 1989
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.

Model Ranking:
Current: 2202 - December 2023
Previous: 779 - November 2023
Movement: (-1423)

Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1988 R.322 1988
Class 8F Locomotive
1989 R.322 1989
Class 8F Locomotive

Related Service Sheets (2)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
145 2-8-0 Class 8F Loco September 1989
145 (Back) 2-8-0 Class 8F Loco - Back September 1989

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1989 The pony truck pivoting system allows correct tracking on sharp curves. Firebox Glow is delightful to see in a darkened room.

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1988 £52.00
1989 £56.95

Catalogue Images (2)

R.322 - Class 8F Locomotive - 1988
R.322 Class 8F Locomotive - 1988

R.322 - Class 8F Locomotive - 1989
R.322 Class 8F Locomotive - 1989


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