Hornby R3996

BR, 'Clan' Standard 6MT, 4-6-2, 72009 'Clan Stewart' - Era 5

Manufacturer catalogue image

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

Manufacturer description
Based upon the Britannia Class locomotives, the BR Standard Class 6 'Clan Class' was a 4-6-2 Pacific locomotive designed by Robert Riddles to operate mixed traffic with an increased route availability. Changes included a smaller boiler, smaller cylinders and various other weight saving measures. Due to a shortage of steel only 10 of the class were ever built.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3996
RRP:
£179.99
Release date:
2021

Model details

Colour
Green
DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Pristine
Gauge
OO
Livery
Lined Green with Late Crest
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 Pole Skew wound
Name
Clan Stewart
Running number
72009

Prototype information

Introduced
1952
Locomotive class*
British Railways Standard 6 "Clan"
Operator
BR
Motive power
Steam
Wheel arrangement
4-6-2
Designer
Riddles
Ordered by
British Railways
Built
March 1952
Built by
British Railways
Built at
Crewe
Total produced
10
Length of service
13 years
Withdrawn
August 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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