Hornby R3970

Hornby Dublo: BR, Merchant Navy Class, 4-6-2, 35016 'Elders Fyffes' - Era 4

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Era
Era 4 (1948 to 1956) British Railways Early Crest

Manufacturer description
Conceived in 1937 when Bulleid became CME of the Southern Railway, his vision was for a 4-6-2 fast mixed traffic engine, with quick acceleration and equally capable of hauling services such as the Golden Arrow and Atlantic Coast Expresses, or freight workings, to a speed of around 75mph.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3970
RRP:
£264.99
Release date:
2021

Model details

Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Colour
Green
DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Pristine
Gauge
OO
Livery
Green
Motor
5 Pole Skew wound
Name
Elders Fyffes
Running number
35016

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
Southern Railway Merchant Navy
Operator
BR
Motive power
Steam
Wheel arrangement
4-6-2
Designer
Bulleid
Built
1941-1949

* 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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