Hornby R3699

BR, 2-HIL, Unit 2611; (HAL) DMBT No. 10729 and (BIL) DTC(L) No. 12146 - Era 5

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Era
Era 5 (1957 to 1966) British Railways Late Crest

Manufacturer description
Designed for the 1939 London to Maidstone and Gillingham electrification scheme, Unit 2611 was one of the first 2-HAL units to be built at Eastleigh, entering service in February 1939. Unit 2611 was damaged by enemy action while at London Victoria Station on 9 October, 1940, but was repaired and sent back to service.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3699
RRP:
£139.99
Release date:
2019

Model details

DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Pristine
Gauge
OO
Livery
Green with Late Crest
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 Pole Skew wound
Running number
2611

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
British Rail Class 402 "2HAL"
Operator
British Railways
Motive power
Electric Multiple Unit
Max speed
60 mph
Designer
OVS Bulleid
Built
1938-1955
Total produced
100

* 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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