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1979 - B.R. Express Freight Set


B.R. Express Freight Set

Train Set: B.R. Express Freight Set (Overall Train Set page)
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Model Information: Mammoth appropriately heads up Hornbys biggest freight set with its 8 wagons and a host of versatile accessories. The provision of 2 points means that only a little extra track is required to complete a passing loop and form a really impressive layout.
Sets Produced: * 10,000
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Year: 1979
Catalogue Number: R.787
Year Information: Includes oval of track with points for two sidings, two Buffer Stops, Level Crossing, Rerailer-Uncoupler, Power Clip, Card Tunnel and Catalogue.
Publication: Hornby Railways OO Catalogue 1979 25th Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 25th Edition
Hornby Railways OO Catalogue 1979 25th Edition
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UK Price List: £38.45
Aust Price List: ---
Can Price List: ---

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1979 R.787 1979
B.R. Express Freight Set

Train Set Items (9)

Class 47 (Type 4) Co-Co Locomotive - Mammoth
Released: 1979 1980 1981 1982
D1670 B.R. Green
Shell Tank Wagon 500 Private Owner Goods
S.R. Sheep Wagon 51915 S.R. Goods
B.R. Mineral Wagon B385760 B.R. Goods
Norstand Mineral Wagon
Released: 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
480 Private Owner Goods
Prime Pork Closed Van E71011 Private Owner Goods
Arnolds Sands 5 Plank Wagon 803 Private Owner Goods
McVities Biscuits Closed Van
Released: 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982
None Private Owner Goods
B.R. 20 Ton Brake Van B952698 B.R. Goods

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