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1998 - Class B12/3 Locomotive


Class B12/3 Locomotive

Model: Class B12/3 Locomotive (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 8579
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class B12/3
Class B12/3
Designer: S.D. Holden
Class Information: The B12 class was designed by the Great Eastern Railway to replace older 4-4-0 Claud Hamilton designs on express passenger workings. The design was to become the last inside cylinder 4-6-0 to remain in service on British Railways. More...
Weight: 109 tons (including tender)
Purpose: Express Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-0
Wheel Arrangement Name: Ten Wheeler
Model Information: Length - 9 1/16 inches - 23cm.
Models Produced: ---
Company: L.N.E.R. - London & North Eastern Railway
Logo: L.N.E.R. Crest
Logo Years: 1923 - 1947
London & North Eastern Railway
Livery: L.N.E.R. Apple Green
L.N.E.R. Apple Green
Livery Details: Apple green with black and white lining and gold lettering.
Company Information: The second biggest of Britains post grouping railway companies formed in 1923. Some very famous locomotives were designed and operated by the L.N.E.R. including the Flying Scotsman and the Mallard.
Year: 1998
Catalogue Number: R.284
Year Information: Designed by J. Holden and rebuilt by Gresley in the 1930s, this class of locomotive was used in equal measure for hauling express passenger trains and freight pick-up duties. A class which was always a Hornby favourite, it is presented here in fully refurbished form appropriate to the heyday of the L.N.E.R.
It has many extra details including a steam sound built into the tender which operates when the loco is in motion. Type 7 motor in the locomotive.
Model Motor: Type 7
Publication: Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Forth Edition 1998
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 44th Edition
Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Forth Edition 1998
Logo & Box Design:

UK Price List: £49.99
Aust Price List: ---
Can Price List: ---

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Model Year Details (5)

1996 R.284 1996
Class B12/3 Locomotive
1997 R.284 1997
Class B12/3 Locomotive
1998 R.284 1998
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1999 R.284 1999
Class B12/3 Locomotive
2000 R.284 2000
Class B12/3 Locomotive

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