BR, 6800 'Grange' Class, 4-6-0, 6825 ‘Llanvair Grange’ - Era 5

BR, 6800 'Grange' Class, 4-6-0, 6825 ‘Llanvair Grange’ - Era 5

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BR, 6800 'Grange' Class, 4-6-0, 6825 ‘Llanvair Grange’ - Era 5

$202.99

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The idea for a new class of two cylinder, 4-6-0, mixed traffic locomotive on the Great Western Railway came from George Churchward, Chief Mechanical Officer at the time, in the years preceding the First World War.

His proposal envisaged combining the standard Swindon No.1 boiler with driving wheels of 5’ 8” to deliver a combination of good pulling power and good acceleration, vital in the design of an efficient mixed traffic locomotive. For any number of reasons, and despite his other proposals all coming to fruition, the design was not pursued and it was to be the 1930s before the idea was revived.

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y Technical Specification & Detail

DCC Type DCC Ready
Period 1930s
Operator/Livery Late BR, Lined Green
Class Grange
Age Suitability 14+
Purpose Mixed Traffic
Wheel Configuration 4-6-0

Special Features

  • NEM Couplings

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