Hornby R3529

LNER, J15 Class, 0-6-0, 7942 - Era 3

Manufacturer catalogue image

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

Manufacturer description
Designed by T.W Worsdell, the GER Class Y14 (LNER Class J15) was his solution to the lack of suitable freight locomotives available on the Doncaster route. The first Y14s were built in July 1883 and they became the Great Eastern Railway's most common locomotive type, with a total of 259 being built in 27 batches. The secret of their success was their simple design and in 1891, the Great Eastern Railway set the world record for erecting a steam locomotive, No. 930 being assembled at Stratford in just 9 hours and 45 minutes.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3529
RRP:
£127.99
Release date:
2017

Model details

Coupling
NEM
DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Painted
Gauge
OO
Livery
Black
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 pole & twin flywheel
Colour
Black
Running number
7942

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
J15
Operator
LNER
Motive power
Steam
Wheel arrangement
0-6-0
Designer
Thomas William Worsdell
Built
1883-1913
Total produced
289

* 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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