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2001 - Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Clan Line


Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Clan Line

Model: Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Clan Line (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 35028
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Merchant Navy Class
Merchant Navy Class
Designer: Oliver Bulleid
Class Information: Heavy weight Pacific locomotives designed for Top Link passenger services on the Southern Railway were conceived during hostilities of World War 2. The Merchant Navy class were nicknamed “Spam Cans” due to their unorthodox appearance. A total of 30 locomotives were constructed, all named after steam ship lines operating out of Southampton Docks. In accordance with their powerful stature the Merchant Navy’s were entrusted premiere passenger trains, such as the all Pullman Bournemouth Belle and Golden Arrow. More...
Weight: 99 tons
Purpose: Express Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-2
Wheel Arrangement Name: Pacific
Model Information: New generation model steam locomotives for the new millennium.
Both the rebuilt Merchant Navy Class and Coronation Class locomotives are a new generation of models for the new millennium. Produced to the exacting Super Detail standard, both models include in their specification blackened finish handrails and wheels plus etched brass valve gear and detailed cab interior. They also feature a five pole motor housed in their respective locomotive bodies for precise slow speed running.
Length - 290mm.
Models Produced: ---
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Late Crest
Logo Years: 1956 - 1967
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: 2001
Catalogue Number: R.2169
Year Information: Arguably the most famous of the Merchant Navy Class, 'Clan Line' was the last of its type to be rebuilt in October 1959. At that time the locomotive had achieved over 400,000 miles by withdrawal the mileage had increased to nearly 800,000. 'Clan Line' is now maintained and operated by the Merchant Navy Locomotive Preservation Society Limited and can be seen hauling a distinguished rake of Pullman coaches. As with many other Hornby Merchant Navy models 'Clan Line' is powered by a 5 pole motor housed in the locomotive.
Model Motor: Five Pole Motor
Publication: Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Seventh Edition 2001
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 47th Edition
Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Seventh Edition 2001
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Model Year Details (8)

2000 R.2169 2000
Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Clan Line
2001 R.2169 2001
Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Clan Line
2002 R.2169 2002
Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Clan Line
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Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Clan Line
2008 --- 2008
Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Clan Line
2009 --- 2009
Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Clan Line
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Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Clan Line
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Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Clan Line

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