Model Year Details

1994 - Princess Class Locomotive - Princess Helena Victoria

U.K.
46208


Princess Class Locomotive - Princess Helena Victoria

Model: Princess Class Locomotive - Princess Helena Victoria (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 46208
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Princess Class
Princess Class
Designer: Sir William Stanier
Class Information: Introduced in 1933, the Princess Class was the first Pacific type locomotive built by the London Midland & Scottish Railway. Purpose designed to cope with the increasing traffic and loads associated with the prestigious “Royal Scot” London to Glasgow passenger service. More...
Weight: 159 tons
Purpose: Express Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-2
Wheel Arrangement Name: Pacific
4-6-2
Model Information: Length - 11 3/4 inches - 29.9cm.
Models Produced: * 2,000
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Early Emblem
Logo Years: 1948 - 1956
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Blue (Steam)
B.R. Blue (Steam)
Livery Details: Blue with 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: 1994
Catalogue Number: R.138
Year Information: Some Princesses had rather long names necessitating specially designed nameplates! The prominent metal attachment running forward from the cab represents the reversing rod. The blue livery and early lion totem indicate the period as 1949-51. Tender powered by Type 6 ringfield motor. Suitable coaches are R.442 and R.443.
Model Motor: Type 6 Ringfield
Publication: Hornby Railways - 40th Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 40th Edition
Hornby Railways - 40th Edition
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UK Price List: £62.45
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Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1994 R.138 1994
Princess Class Locomotive - Princess Helena Victoria
1995 R.138 1995
Princess Class Locomotive - Princess Helena Victoria

Related Service Sheets (2)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
149A 4-6-2 Princess Class Loco June 1992
149A (Back) 4-6-2 Princess Class Loco - Back June 1992

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