Hornby R3711X

BR, Princess Royal, 4-6-2, 46206 'Princess Marie Louise' - Era 4

Manufacturer catalogue image

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

Manufacturer description

Originally proposed to be named as Princess Maud, 6206 Princess Marie Louise entered service on loan at Crewe North before heading on to Camden as the majority of the class did from new. Renumbered as 46206 on 27 November, 1948 while at Crewe North Shed, Princess Marie Louise was one of four 'Princess Royals' to receive the experimental British Railways Blue livery in November 1950 before switching to BR Green with emblems in August 1953.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3711X
RRP:
£205.00
Release date:
2019

Model details

DCC status
8 Pin socket (NEM 652)
Finish
Pristine
Gauge
OO
Livery
Experimental Blue
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 Pole Skew wound
Name
Princess Marie Louise
Running number
46206

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
Princess Royal
Operator
British Railways
Motive power
Steam
Wheel arrangement
4-6-2
Designer
Sir William Stanier
Built
1933-1935
Total produced
13

* 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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