Hornby R3838

BR, Standard 2MT, 2-6-0, 78010 - Era 4

Manufacturer catalogue image

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

Manufacturer description
78010 entered traffic at West Auckland Shed on 24 December 1953 as one of nine 2MT locomotives allocated there for passenger services to Saltburn, Tebay mineral workings over Stainmore summit and the odd excursion working. In March 1955, 78010 was moved to Northallerton shed, displacing the J21, J25 and G5 locomotives on pick up freight workings locally.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3838
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 Early Emblem
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 pole skew wound
Running number
78010

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
December 1953
Built by
British Railways
Built at
Darlington
Total produced
65
Length of service
12 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Withdrawn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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