Hornby R3412

BR, S15 Class, 4-6-0, 30842 - Era 4

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Era
Era 4 (1948 to 1956) British Railways Early Crest

Manufacturer description
The third of Robert Urie's 4-6-0 designs for the LSWR and similar in appearance to the N15 class, the S15 shared many of its two predecessor's components, such as in the boiler, cylinder, valve gear and tender designs. The only major difference in design for the S15 came in the smaller diameter of the driving wheels, this gave better traction, which was essential for the S15's anticipated heavy freight workings to the south coast ports.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3412
RRP:
£94.99
Release date:
2016

Model details

Colour
Black
DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Painted
Gauge
OO
Livery
Black with Early Emblem
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 pole skew wound
Running number
30842

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
S15 Class
Operator
British Railways
Motive power
Steam
Wheel arrangement
4-6-0
Designer
Richard Maunsell
Built
1920-1936
Total produced
45

* Class names often change over the lifespan of a locomotive, so this is not necessarily the class name used by the operator in the period modelled.

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