Model Year Details

1996 - Class B17/4 Locomotive - Manchester United


Class B17/4 Locomotive - Manchester United

Model: Class B17/4 Locomotive - Manchester United (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 61662
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class B17
Class B17
Designer: Sir Nigel Gresley
Class Information: Class introduced 1928. Last B17 retired in 1960.
Weight: 129 tons
Purpose: Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-0
Wheel Arrangement Name: Ten Wheeler
Model Information: Length - 10 1/16 inches - 25.6cm.
* 2,600 solo models produced and 2,000 for use in a train pack.
Models Produced: * 4,600
* 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: 1996
Catalogue Number: R.315
Year Information: Another locomotive created by Gresley carrying an even more familiar name than his. The livery of this B17/4 is of the late 1950s period. The locomotive has correctly spaced driving wheels with appropriate brake gear. The detailed body has separately fitted handrails and a glazed cab. The die-cast chassis of the tender supports the powerful ringfield motor. Suitable coaches R.400 and R.448.
Model Motor: ---
Publication: Hornby Railways - 42nd Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 42nd Edition
Hornby Railways - 42nd Edition
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UK Price List: £64.99
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Can Price List: ---

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Model Year Details (2)

1996 R.315 1996
Class B17/4 Locomotive - Manchester United
1997 R.315 1997
Class B17/4 Locomotive - Manchester United

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