Model Year Details

1997 - King Class Locomotive - King George I

U.K.
6006


King Class Locomotive - King George I

Model: King Class Locomotive - King George I (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 6006
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: King Class
King Class
Designer: C. B. Collett
Class Information: Built under the direction of C.B. Collett the King Castle Class 6000 series was built by Great Western Railway (GWR) with the intent of wresting back the title of “most powerful steam locomotive in Britain” after losing the title to Southern Railways Lord Nelson Class. The King’s were the largest steam locomotives built by the GWR and entrusted the railways most prestigious passenger train workings including “The Cornish Riviera” express. More...
Weight: 136 tons (including tender)
Purpose: Express Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-2
Wheel Arrangement Name: Pacific
4-6-2
Model Information: Length - 274mm.
Models Produced: ---
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: 1997
Catalogue Number: R.2022
Year Information: The King Class locomotive was said by G.W.R. to be the most powerful passenger engine in the country. It is presented here in the G.W.R. livery of 1928-1934 with the single chimney of that period. Powered by a ringfield motor.
Model Motor: ---
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 Ranking:
Current: 1400 - December 2021
Previous: 1578 - November 2021
Movement: (+178)

Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1997 R.2022 1997
King Class Locomotive - King George I
1998 R.2022 1998
King Class Locomotive - King George I

Related Service Sheets (1)

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206 King Class Locomotive March 1998

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