Model Year Details

1995 - Class A3 Locomotive - Dick Turpin

U.K.
60080


Class A3 Locomotive - Dick Turpin

Model: Class A3 Locomotive - Dick Turpin (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 60080
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class A3
Class A3
Designer: Sir Nigel Gresley
Class Information: Although Class A3 locomotives were introduced in 1928; the reality is that they were all re-builds of earlier A1 locomotives dating back to 1922. The locomotives were intended to replace the ageing Ivatt 4-4-2’s on the East Coast Mainline between London and Newcastle. One member of the class “Flying Scotsman” is with-out doubt the world’s best known steam locomotive and certainly the most traveled. More...
Weight: 154 tons
Purpose: Express Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-2
Wheel Arrangement Name: Pacific
4-6-2
Model Information: Length - 11 1/2 inches - 29.3cm.
Models Produced: * 3,100
* 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. 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: 1995
Catalogue Number: R.295
Year Information: This particular A3, in common with most in its class was originally built as as A1. Although re-built in 1942 to A3 standard, this locomotive kept its GN tender until being withdrawn in 1964. The model depicts the locomotive in the BR green livery of the early 1950s. Tender powered by a Type 5 ringfield motor, Dick Turpin is an ideal locomotive to haul R.400 and R.488 coaches.
Model Motor: Type 5 Ringfield
Publication: Hornby Railways - 41st Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 41st Edition
Hornby Railways - 41st Edition
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UK Price List: £67.00
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Current: 324 - May 2022
Previous: 453 - April 2022
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Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1995 R.295 1995
Class A3 Locomotive - Dick Turpin
1996 R.295 1996
Class A3 Locomotive - Dick Turpin
1997 R.295 1997
Class A3 Locomotive - Dick Turpin

Related Service Sheets (1)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
204 4-6-2 Class A1/A3 Locomotive February 1998

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