Hornby R3677

LMS, Princess Coronation Class, 4-6-2, 6229 ‘Duchess of Hamilton’ - Era 3

Manufacturer catalogue image

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

Manufacturer description
Built at Crewe in 1938 as the last of the streamlined 'Coronations', Duchess of Hamilton entered service on September 10th. At the same time, the LMSR had accepted an invitation from the organizers of the World's Fair in New York to send a streamlined train out to the exposition. As the newest of the 'Coronations', 6229 was selected, the name and numbers being swapped between 6229 Duchess of Hamilton and 6220 Coronation.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3677
RRP:
£189.99
Release date:
2018

Model details

Colour
Crimson Lake
Coupling
NEM
DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Pristine
Gauge
OO
Livery
Crimson Lake
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 pole skew wound
Name
Duchess of Hamilton
Running number
6229

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
Princess Coronation Class
Operator
LMS
Motive power
Steam
Wheel arrangement
4-6-2
Designer
Sir William Stanier
Built
1937-1948
Total produced
38

* 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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