Model Year Details

1996 - West Country Class Locomotive - Bideford

U.K.
21C119


West Country Class Locomotive - Bideford

Model: West Country Class Locomotive - Bideford (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 21C119
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Battle Of Britain / West Country Class
Battle Of Britain / West Country Class
Designer: Oliver Bulleid
Class Information: Battle of Britain Class locomotives, along with sister West Country’s were introduced in 1945 and produced through 1954. A total of 110 air-smooth cased Light Pacific’s; affectionately known or rather unkindly nick-named “Spam Cans” were built by the Southern Railway and later British Railways using many features inherited from the larger and heavier Merchant Navy Class. More...
Weight: 137 tons
Purpose: Mixed Traffic
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-2
Wheel Arrangement Name: Pacific
4-6-2
Model Information: Length - 10 3/4 inches - 27.4cm.
Models Produced: * 2,800
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Company: S.R. - Southern Railway
Logo: S.R. Crest
Logo Years: 1923 - 1947
Southern Railway
Livery: S.R. Malachite Green
S.R. Malachite Green
Livery Details: Malachite green with yellow lettering.
Company Information: The smallest of Britains post grouping railway companies formed in 1923. The S.R. route mileage was the best in Britain by far, due to the dense population south of London. Passengers was the main cargo which pushed the S.R. to lead the emergence of elect
Year: 1996
Catalogue Number: R.265
Year Information: Many of the West Countrys were re-built in the 1950s and through to the early 60s, however Bideford continued in traffic fully streamlined up until its withdrawal in 1967. The Hornby example is liveried in SR Malachite green and powered by a Type 7 motor.
Model Motor: Type 7
Publication: Hornby Railways - 42nd Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 42nd Edition
Hornby Railways - 42nd Edition
Logo & Box Design:


UK Price List: £64.99
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Can Price List: ---

Model Ranking:
Current: 1204 - December 2023
Previous: 1702 - November 2023
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Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1996 R.265 1996
West Country Class Locomotive - Bideford
1997 R.265 1997
West Country Class Locomotive - Bideford

Related Service Sheets (1)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
177 4-6-2 Locomotive - West Country - Battle Of Britain Class October 1995

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