Hornby R3895

Rowntree & Co., Ruston & Hornsby 88DS, 0-4-0, No. 3 - Era 6

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 11 (2016 to 2021) Current Era

Manufacturer description
Ruston & Hornsby Ltd, of Lincoln, was formed as the result of the merger between Ruston, Proctor & Co. Ltd and Richard Hornsby & Sons Ltd on September 11, 1918 and their first narrow gauge diesel locomotive left the works on September 1, 1931.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3895
RRP:
£93.99
Release date:
2021

Model details

Colour
Green
DCC status
DCC Ready 6 pin socket
Finish
Pristine
Gauge
OO
Minimum radius curve
1st Radius (371mm)
Motor
3 Pole
Livery
Rowntree
Running number
3

Prototype information

Introduced
1960
Locomotive class*
Ruston & Hornsby 88DS
Operator
Rowntree
Motive power
Diesel
Wheel arrangement
0-4-0
Designer
Ruston
Built
1958

* 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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