Hornby R3739

BR, Class 87, Bo-Bo, 87001 (dual named) 'Royal Scot' and 'Stephenson' - Era 11

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Eras
Era 10 (2005 to 2015) Rebuilding of the Railways
Era 11 (2016 to 2021) Current Era

Manufacturer description

87001 was built at Crewe, entering traffic on 29 June, 1973 allocated to Willesden depot. The Stephenson Locomotive Society persuaded British Rail to name 87001 as Stephenson to mark the 1975 celebrations of 150 years of railways in the United Kingdom and a naming ceremony was held on 14 January, 1976.
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Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3739
GTIN:
5055286655685
RRP:
£170.99
Release date:
2019

Model details

Coupling
NEM
DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Pristine
Gauge
OO
Livery
Blue
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 Pole Skew wound
Name
Royal Scot/Stephenson
Colour
Blue
Running number
87001

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
Class 87
Operator
BR
Motive power
Electric
Max speed
110 mph
Designer
British Railways
Built
1973-1975
Total produced
36

* 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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