Hornby R3988

BR, 9F Class, 2-10-0, 92220 'Evening Star' - Era 5

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Era
Era 5 (1957 to 1966) British Railways Late Crest

Manufacturer description
The BR Standard class 9F, designed by Robert Riddles, was a 2-10-0 steam locomotive intended to be used for long distance freight. Capable of speeds of up to 90 miles per hour, the class proved highly versatile and 9Fs were even used to haul passenger trains in the 1950s.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3988
RRP:
£209.99
Release date:
2021

Model details

Colour
Green
DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Pristine
Gauge
OO
Livery
BR green with late crest
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 Pole Skew wound
Name
Evening Star
Running number
92220

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
British Railways Standard 9F
Operator
BR
Motive power
Steam
Wheel arrangement
2-10-0
Designer
Riddles
Ordered by
British Railways
Built
March 1960
Built by
British Railways
Built at
Swindon
Total produced
251
Length of service
5 years
Withdrawn
March 1965

* 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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