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1978 - Ivatt Class 2 Locomotive


Ivatt Class 2 Locomotive

Model: Ivatt Class 2 Locomotive (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 46521
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Ivatt Class 2
Ivatt Class 2
Designer: George Ivatt
Class Information: While elderly 0-6-0 tender engines formed the back-bone of London Midland Railways (LMS) prior to being absorbed by British Railways, the need for a modern light weight all-purpose mixed traffic locomotive with unlimited route availability was deemed necessary by contemporary management. The Class 2 locomotives with a 2-6-0 wheel arrangement and tender were designed for the LMS and continued to be built as an early Standard Design under the auspices of British Railways; although with minor modifications to the Standardised Design of Robert Riddles after nationalisation. More...
Weight: 84 tons (including tender)
Purpose: Mixed Traffic
Wheel Arrangement: 2-6-0
Wheel Arrangement Name: Mogul
Model Information: ---
Models Produced: * 16,700
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Late Crest
Logo Years: 1956 - 1967
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Green
B.R. Green
Livery Details: Brunswick green with orange and black lining with yellow lettering.
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: 1978
Catalogue Number: R.852
Year Information: The Ivatt 2-6-0?s were designed for the cross-country services of the LMS and their light weight gave them a wide route availability across a network of lines with severe weight restrictions. The Hornby model depicts one of the locomotives completed after nationalisation and it can still be seen hauling trains on the Severn Valley Railway in Shropshire. The model has glazed windows fitted to both the locomotive and tender, and has finer scale wheels.
Model Motor: ---
Publication: Hornby Railways OO Model Catalogue 1978
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 24th Edition
Hornby Railways OO Model Catalogue 1978
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UK Price List: £13.95
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Model Year Details (4)

1978 R.852 1978
Ivatt Class 2 Locomotive
1979 R.852 1979
Ivatt Class 2 Locomotive
1980 R.852 1980
Ivatt Class 2 Locomotive
1981 R.852 1981
Ivatt Class 2 Locomotive

Related Service Sheets (7)

81B X.03 Electric Motor - 12 Volts D.C. September 1978
81B (Back) X.03 Electric Motor - 12 Volts D.C. - Back September 1978
85A 2-6-0 Ivatt Class 2 - R.852 August 1980
85A (Back) 2-6-0 Ivatt Class 2 - R.852 - Back August 1980
HR1978 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Front) 1978
HR1978 (Back) Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Back) 1978
HR1978 C2 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Class 2) 1978

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