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1978 - Class B12 Locomotive


Class B12 Locomotive

Model: Class B12 Locomotive (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 8509
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class B12/3
Class B12/3
Designer: S.D. Holden
Class Information: The B12 class was designed by the Great Eastern Railway to replace older 4-4-0 Claud Hamilton designs on express passenger workings. The design was to become the last inside cylinder 4-6-0 to remain in service on British Railways. More...
Weight: 109 tons (including tender)
Purpose: Express Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-0
Wheel Arrangement Name: Ten Wheeler
Model Information: * (70-74) 7,750 solo models produced. (78-79) 16,000 solo models produced and 39,000 in sets.
Models Produced: * 62,700
* 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.866
Year Information: This powerful mixed traffic locomotive was rebuilt by Gresley in the 1930s from an earlier Holden design. The class was as equally at home on freight pick-up duties as on passenger work and put up some sterling performances on the night continental expresses of the period. An example of the class has been preserved by the North Norfolk Railway. The Hornby model is fitted with Magnadhesion, finer scale wheels, full cab detail and is finished in the traditional LNER Apple Green livery.
Model Motor: X.03
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: £12.25
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Model Year Details (7)

1970 R.866S 1970
Class B12 Locomotive
1971 R.866NS 1971
Class B12 Locomotive
1972 R.866AS 1972
Class B12 Locomotive
1973 R.866 1973
Class B12 Locomotive
1974 R.866 1974
Class B12 Locomotive
1978 R.866 1978
Class B12 Locomotive
1979 R.866 1979
Class B12 Locomotive

Train Sets Included In (1)

1978 1979 L.N.E.R. Heavy Goods Set

Related Service Sheets (5)

67 Class B12 Loco Chassis & Bogie - R.150S April 1968
86 4-6-0 Locomotive Chassis - R.759, R.765, R.866 June 1974
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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