Hornby R3897

BR, Ruston & Hornsby 88DS, 0-4-0, No. 20 - Era 7

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Era
Era 7 (1972 to 1982) British Rail Blue (TOPS)

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:
R3897
RRP:
£93.99
Release date:
2021

Model details

Colour
Blue
DCC status
DCC Ready 6 pin socket
Finish
Pristine
Gauge
OO
Livery
Blue
Minimum radius curve
1st Radius (371mm)
Motor
5 pole skew wound
Running number
20

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
Ruston & Hornsby 88DS
Operator
BR
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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