Hornby R3715

LMS, Princess Coronation Class, 4-6-2, 6224 ‘Princess Alexandra’ - Era 3

Manufacturer catalogue image

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

Manufacturer description

6224 Princess Alexandra left Crewe Works for Camden Shed on 17 July,1937, where it remained until 16 September, 1939 at the outbreak of war. Briefly put into storage at Bletchley, Princess Alexandra re-entered traffic on October 21, 1939.


Sent on loan to Polmadie on 25th November, the locomotive remained allocated there until its withdrawal in October 1963 and while there, the streamlined casing was removed on 27 June, 1946.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3715
GTIN:
5055286655418
RRP:
£189.99
Release date:
2019

Model details

Colour
Blue
Coupling
NEM
DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Pristine
Gauge
OO
Livery
Caledonian Blue
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 Pole Skew wound
Name
Princess Alexandra
Running number
6224

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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