Model Year Details

1997 - Class 8F Locomotive

U.K.
8035

Class 8F Locomotive

Model: Class 8F Locomotive (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 8035
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 8F
Class 8F
Designer: Sir William Stanier
Class Information: Introduced in 1935. Survived until the last year of BR steam in 1968.
Weight: 125 tons
Purpose: Freight
Wheel Arrangement: 2-8-0
Wheel Arrangement Name: Consolidation
2-8-0
Model Information: Length - 9 7/8 inches - 25.2cm.
Models Produced: * 2,100
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Company: L.M.S. - London Midland & Scottish Railway
Logo: L.M.S. Crest
Logo Years: 1923 - 1947
London Midland & Scottish Railway
Livery: L.M.S. Black
L.M.S. Black
Livery Details: Black with yellow lettering and red lining.
Company Information: The biggest of Britains big four post grouping railway companies formed in 1923. Made up from 34 company lines including the Caledonian, Midland and Somerset & Dorset Joint Railways. Express trains from London to Glasgow were a feature of this company.
Year: 1997
Catalogue Number: R.297
Year Information: A heavy freight train, designed for the purpose by Sir William Stanier. More than 800 were built, and they remained in continuous service right up to the final days of commercial steam. Plain black livery belongs to the period 1935-1965. Model features a glazed cab and a firebox which glows when the locomotive is running. Power comes from a ringfield motor in the tender which is fitted with a spring drawbar.
Model Motor: Ringfield (located in the tender)
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 (2)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1996 R.297 1996
Class 8F Locomotive
1997 R.297 1997
Class 8F Locomotive

Related Service Sheets (2)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
145 2-8-0 Class 8F Loco September 1989
145 (Back) 2-8-0 Class 8F Loco - Back September 1989

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