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1997 - 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: 1997
Catalogue Number: R.295
Year Information: Like most of its class, this locomotive started life as an A1 with the L.N.E.R., but was rebuilt as an A3 in 1942. It wears the B.R. livery of the early fifties and is powered by a ringfield motor.
Model Motor: Type 5 Ringfield
Publication: Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Third Edition 1997 - The legend is alive
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 43rd Edition
Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Third Edition 1997 - The legend is alive
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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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