Model Year Details

1996 - Class 9F Locomotive

U.K.
92231


Class 9F Locomotive

Model: Class 9F Locomotive (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 92231
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 9F
Class 9F
Designer: Robert A. Riddles
Class Information: Class 9F was the last standard design steam locomotive conceived by British Railways in 1951 and intended for long distance heavy goods services. The final production steam locomotive built by British Railways, appropriately named “Evening Star” was out-shopped from Swindon Works in February 1960. More...
Weight: 139 tons plus tender from 51 to 56 tons
Purpose: Heavy Freight
Wheel Arrangement: 2-10-0
Wheel Arrangement Name: Decapod
2-10-0
Model Information: Length - 10 3/4 inches - 27.4cm.
* Model released with running number 92241, not 92231 as shown in catalogue.
Models Produced: * 1,770
* 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. Black
B.R. Black
Livery Details: Black with red and 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: 1996
Catalogue Number: R.864
Year Information: The 9F was British Railways standard heavy freight locomotive of which a total of 251 were built between the years 1954 and 1960. It was an extremely successful Riddles designed locomotive and although their key role was freight haulage they were often used to haul passenger stock. The dull black freight livery gives the Hornby example a sense of power and effectively contrasts with the shiny running gear. Powered by a tender mounted ringfield motor.
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: £69.99
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Can Price List: ---

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Model Year Details (1)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1996 R.864 1996
Class 9F Locomotive

Related Service Sheets (4)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
104 Tender Drive Motor Type 3 - R.063, R.065, R.066, R.078, R.842 June 1978
104 (Back) Tender Drive Motor Type 3 - R.063, R.065, R.066, R.078, R.842 - Back June 1978
91A 2-10-0 Evening Star - R.065 April 1977
91A (Back) 2-10-0 Evening Star - R.065 - Back April 1977

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