Hornby R3854

LMS, Princess Royal Class, 4-6-2, 6212 'Duchess of Kent' - Era 3

Manufacturer catalogue image

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

Manufacturer description
6212 Duchess of Kent entered traffic on 21 October 1935, allocated to Camden shed and fitted with a riveted 9-ton LMS tender. Oddly, out of all the Princess Royals built at Crewe, 6212 was the only one to be fitted with a Derby style smokebox door.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3854
RRP:
£189.99
Release date:
2020

Model details

Colour
Maroon
DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Painted
Gauge
OO
Livery
Maroon
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 pole skew wound
Name
Duchess of Kent
Running number
6212

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
Princess Royal
Operator
LMS
Motive power
Steam
Wheel arrangement
4-6-2
Designer
Sir William Stanier
Built
1933-1935
Total produced
13

* 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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