Hornby R3447

LNER, B17/2 Class, 2-6-0, 2842 'Kilverstone Hall' - Era 3

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Era
Era 3 (1923 to 1947) The Big Four (LNER, LMS, GWR and SR)

Manufacturer description
In 1926, with increased loading on the East Anglia passenger services and the introduction of modern, vacuum-braked coaching stock, there was a desperate need for a locomotive that could supplement the Holden B12 Class on the former Great Eastern routes of the London North Eastern Railway.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3447
RRP:
£120.99
Release date:
2016

Model details

Colour
Green
Coupling
NEM
DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Painted
Gauge
OO
Livery
Apple/Doncaster Green, Lined (Silver)
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 pole skew wound
Name
Kilverstone Hall
Running number
2842

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
B17 Class
Operator
LNER
Motive power
Steam
Wheel arrangement
4-6-0
Designer
Sir Nigel Gresley
Built
1928-1937

* 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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