Hornby R3852

DVLR, Ruston & Hornsby 48DS, 0-4-0, 417892 'Jim' - Era 8

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Eras
Era 5 (1957 to 1966) British Railways Late Crest
Era 6 (1967 to 1972) British Rail Blue (Pre-TOPS)
Era 7 (1972 to 1982) British Rail Blue (TOPS)
Era 8 (1983 to 1994) British Rail Sectorisation

Manufacturer description

R&H No. 417892 left Boultham Works on 25 August 1958 fitted with the newer R&H VRH engine: No. 441501, ordered by Sir William Arrol & Co. Ltd at Glasgow's Parkhead Crane Works. In 1975 the locomotive was sold on to Crossley Scrap Merchants in Shipley, where it worked until 1982. Sold into preservation, 417892 was restored and moved to the Derwent Valley Light Railway at Murton Park on 18 August 1990, where it still resides. Hornby are delighted to feature this R&H No. 417892 locomotive- perfect as a gift for any train collector or for one's self.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3852
RRP:
£89.99
Release date:
2020

Model details

Colour
Green
Coupling
NEM + Tension Lock
DCC status
DCC Ready 6 pin socket
Finish
Painted
Gauge
OO
Livery
Green
Minimum radius curve
1st Radius (371mm)
Motor
3 Pole Skew wound
Name
Jim
Running number
417892

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
Diesel Shunters
Operator
DVLR
Motive power
Diesel
Wheel arrangement
0-4-0
Designer
Ruston & Hornsby
Built
1931

* 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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