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1996 - Class 2721 Pannier Tank Locomotive


Class 2721 Pannier Tank Locomotive

Model: Class 2721 Pannier Tank Locomotive (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 2776
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 2721
Class 2721
Designer: William Dean
Class Information: Eighty members of the 2721 class were built between 1897 and 1901 at the Great Western Railway Locomotive Works in Swindon. More...
Weight: 47 tons
Purpose: Shunting & Light Mixed Traffic
Wheel Arrangement: 0-6-0
Model Information: Length - 4 7/8 inches - 12.4cm.
Models Produced: * 5,450
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Company: G.W.R. - Great Western Railway
Logo: G.W.R. Crest
Logo Years: 1927 - 1947
Great Western Railway
Livery: G.W.R. Green
G.W.R. Green
Livery Details: Brunswick green with gilt lettering, and orange and black lining.
Company Information: The G.W.R. was formed as a railway company in 1835 and was the only company to survive the 1923 grouping, to become one of the big four. The King and Castle class locomotives were amongst the most famous G.W.R. steam designs.
Year: 1996
Catalogue Number: R.760
Year Information: The Great Western Railway was known for its independent and highly successful locomotive designs. The company ran large numbers of Pannier Tanks, a type of loco almost unknown on the other three British Railway companies. This cheerful character has a detailed cab interior and is fitted with a Type 7 motor on an SSPP chassis. Suitable coach R.446.
Model Motor: Type 7
Publication: Hornby Railways - 42nd Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 42nd Edition
Hornby Railways - 42nd Edition
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UK Price List: £29.99
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Model Year Details (3)

1996 R.760 1996
Class 2721 Pannier Tank Locomotive
1997 R.760 1997
Class 2721 Pannier Tank Locomotive
1998 R.760 1998
Class 2721 Pannier Tank Locomotive

Related Service Sheets (3)

139 0-6-0 Loco Chassis - R.158, R.301, R.317, R.351, R.382, R.780 etc February 1987
139 (Back) 0-6-0 Loco Chassis - R.158, R.301, R.317, R.351, R.382, R.780 etc - Back February 1987
201 0-6-0 Locomotives December 1997

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