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1973 - Class 9 Heavy Freight Locomotive


Class 9 Heavy Freight Locomotive

Model: Class 9 Heavy Freight Locomotive (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 92166
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
Model Information: ---
Models Produced: ---
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.
Year: 1973
Catalogue Number: R.550
Year Information: Built to a similar specification to the Evening Star this model represents one of the less glamorous but equally hard working members of this most famous class.
Model Motor: Ringfield
Publication: Hornby Railways - Model Railways Edition 19
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 19th Edition
Hornby Railways - Model Railways Edition 19
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UK Price List: £9.76
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1973 R.550 1973
Class 9 Heavy Freight Locomotive

Related Service Sheets (4)

91 2-10-0 Loco Chassis - R.861 June 1974
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

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