Hornby R3943

Express Dairy Co. Ltd, Ruston & Hornsby 48DS, 0-4-0, 235511 - Era 4/5/6

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Eras
Era 3 (1923 to 1947) The Big Four (LNER, LMS, GWR and SR)
Era 4 (1948 to 1956) British Railways Early Crest
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)

Manufacturer description
R&H 235511 left Boultham Works on 24 August 1945, having been ordered by Express Dairy Co. Ltd for shunting use at their bottling plant in Cricklewood. The locomotive remaining there until 1954. 235511 was then transferred over to the Express Dairy's bottling plant at South Morden where it worked until the spring of 1972, being replaced by a Hunslet Yardmaster 0-4-0.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3943
RRP:
£89.99
Release date:
2020

Model details

Coupling
NEM + Tension Lock
DCC status
DCC Ready 6 pin socket
Finish
Painted
Gauge
OO
Livery
Blue
Minimum radius curve
1st Radius (371mm)
Motor
3 Pole Skew wound
Colour
Blue
Running number
235511

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
Diesel Shunters
Operator
Express Dairy Co. Ltd
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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