Hornby R3836

BR, Standard 2MT, 2-6-0, 78047 - Era 5

Manufacturer catalogue image

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

Manufacturer description
78047 entered traffic at Hawick Shed on 25 October 1955 where the locomotive spent most of its lifetime working, even deputizing for failed Class 27, 40 and 45 diesels on the Edinburgh-Carlisle route post-1961.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3836
RRP:
£179.99
Release date:
2020

Model details

Colour
Black
DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Painted
Gauge
OO
Livery
Lined Black with Late Crest
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 pole skew wound
Running number
78047

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
British Railways Standard 2
Operator
British Railways
Motive power
Steam
Wheel arrangement
2-6-0
Designer
Robert Riddles
Ordered by
British Railways
Built
October 1955
Built by
British Railways
Built at
Darlington
Total produced
65
Length of service
10 years
Withdrawn
September 1966

* 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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