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1978 - Class J83 Tank Locomotive


Class J83 Tank Locomotive

Model: Class J83 Tank Locomotive (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 8477
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class J83
Class J83
Designer: M. Holmes
Class Information: Class introduced 1900.
Weight: 45 tons
Purpose: Shunting & Light Mixed Traffic
Wheel Arrangement: 0-6-0
Model Information: ---
Models Produced: * 42,600
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Company: L.N.E.R. - London & North Eastern Railway
Logo: L.N.E.R. Crest
Logo Years: 1923 - 1947
London & North Eastern Railway
Livery: L.N.E.R. Apple Green
L.N.E.R. Apple Green
Livery Details: Apple green with black and white lining and gold lettering.
Company Information: The second biggest of Britains post grouping railway companies formed in 1923. Some very famous locomotives were designed and operated by the L.N.E.R. including the Flying Scotsman and the Mallard.
Year: 1978
Catalogue Number: R.252
Year Information: Typical of the many classes of 6 coupled locomotives on the LNER system the J83 class was taken over from the North British Railway at the time of grouping in 1923 when the numerous small railway companies were consolidated into 4 large units. Unfortunately no J83 locomotives have been preserved but the Hornby model accurately captures this excellent little class. The model has finer scale wheels and is fitted with Magnadhesion.
Model Motor: ---
Publication: Hornby Railways OO Model Catalogue 1978
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 24th Edition
Hornby Railways OO Model Catalogue 1978
Logo & Box Design:

UK Price List: £8.50
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Can Price List: ---

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Model Year Details (3)

1976 R.252 1976
Class J83 Tank Locomotive
1977 R.252 1977
Class J83 Tank Locomotive
1978 R.252 1978
Class J83 Tank Locomotive

Related Service Sheets (9)

84 0-6-0 Loco Chassis - R.051, R.052, R.152, R.452, R.757 June 1974
84A 0-6-0 Locomotive Chassis - R.041, R.252 September 1976
84A (Back) 0-6-0 Locomotive Chassis - R.041, R.252 - Back September 1976
84B 0-6-0 GWR Class 57 - R.300 August 1980
84B (Back) 0-6-0 GWR Class 57 - R.300 - Back August 1980
HR1978 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Front) 1978
HR1978 (Back) Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Back) 1978
HR1978 C1 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Class 1) 1978
HR1978 C2 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Class 2) 1978

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