Hornby R3226 72xx 7218. BR Black E/Emblem
Hornby R3226. 72xx Class
In BR Black Early Emblem Livery.
5 In Stock Ready to Order
£130 – Analogue.
£162 – 8 Pin Decoder Fitted.
£271 – ESU V5 Olivia’s Sound Fitted.
Additional Work Available- DCC Fitted Only.
£20 – Firebox Flicker (if not fitted with oil lamps)
£45 – ESU Stay Alive Fitted
£ 7 – Train Crew Fitted (Driver & Fireman.)
£ 7 – Cab Light.
£36 – Additional Fitting Services (this charge + your options of the below.)
£ 5 – Oil Lamps Each- Click Here For Different Lamp Codes.
£13 – Firebox Flicker (if fitted with oil lamps)
£30 – Seuthe Smoke Unit.
The Great Western Railway’s large Class 42xx, 52xx and 72xx tank engines were an evolution of a design first conceived in 1906 by George Jackson Churchward, Chief Mechanical Engineer of the Great Western Railway between 1902 and 1922.The 2-8-0 Class 42xx was the first of its type to be used in Britain and arose because of a need for a powerful freight locomotive capable of handling increasing heavy mineral loads, especially in South Wales.
Sharing a number of parts with the Class 28xx tender locomotives, some degree of side play in the rear two pairs of driving wheels, as well as thinner flanges on the middle two pairs, enabled the engines to negotiate tighter curves, right down to two chains in radius.The first production batch proved a huge success and 105 locomotives were built between 1910 and 1923. With rising costs and falling revenue during the 1920s, the new CME of the GWR, Charles Collett, decided it was more practical and economic to modify existing locomotive designs, rather than create new, untried ones. The class underwent extensive detail alterations and modifications, including having the cylinders increased in size and the addition of outside steam pipes, resulting in an increased tractive effort and a new classification of Class 52xx.
New P&P Cost UK & International From July 2020
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£6 Royal Mail upto 10kg (Recorded Delivery 2-5 days) from postal Date
£10 DHL Next Day Delivery upto 10kg (from pick up schedule)
£22 DHL upto 1kg insured to £300
£34 DHL Insured to £800
Over 1kg we will discuss the weight & insured value on a per order valuation.
Tel: 0114 3216 160 Or 0114 2647 449.