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Hornby Modified Merchant Navy Class loco Model Variations

As well as different liveries and tenders Hornby has also incuded other variations which should be born in mind when selecting a model for purchase conversion or re-numbering. With due acknowledgment to Graham 'Muz' Muspratt, reproduced below is a table of information regarding the latest Hornby models with these variations.
 
Cat
Loco
Colour Loco
Name
Nameplate AWS Speedo TIA Flashes Tender
type
Tender
emblem
Windows Years
catalogued
DCC
ready
 
R1038 35012 Green United States Line Red Yes Yes dot No 5100 Late Open 2003-4 No 1
R2169 35028 Green Clan Line Red Yes Yes tri-angle Yes 6000 Late Closed 2000 - 2 No 2
R2170 35023 Green Holland-Afrika Line Black No No dot No 6000 Early Closed 2000 No  
R2171 35005 Blue Canadian Pacific R: Red L: Black Yes Yes tri-angle New type 6000 Early Closed 2000 - 3 No 3
R2194 35022 Green Holland-America Line Red Yes Yes tri-angle   6000 Late Closed 2001 No 4
R2204 35020 Green Bibby Line Red Yes No dot No 6000 Early Closed 2001 - 4 No  
R2267 35025 Green Brocklebank Line Black No No dot No 6000 Early Closed 2002 - 4 No  
 
R2967   R1073
 
R2268 35027 Green Port Line Red Yes Yes dot Yes 6000 Late Closed 2002 - 3 No  
R2294 35029 Green Ellerman Lines Red Yes Yes tri-angle No 6000 Late Closed 2002 No  
R2300 35021 Green New Zealand Line Red No No tri-angle No 6000 Early Closed 2003 No 5
R2310 35016 Green Elders Fyffes Red Yes Yes dot No 5100 Late Open 2003 - 4 No  
R2466 35011 Green General Steam Navigation Red Yes Yes dot No 5100 Late Open 2005 Yes  
R2599M 35026 Green Lamport & Holt Line Black Yes No dot No 5100 Early Open 2006 Yes 6
R2710 35010 Green Blue Star Red Yes Yes tri-angle Yes 5100 Late Open 2009 Yes  
R2967 35026 Green Lamport & Holt Line Black Yes No tri-angle Yes 6000 Late Open 2011 Yes 7
 

AWS indicates the fitting of the AWS box just above the front bufferbeam
TIA indicates either the Yellow tri-angle or earlier Yellow dot painted on the cabside
1: Orient Express set
2: Also appeared in R1073
3: As preserved
4: ACE trainpack
5: Bournemouth Belle trainpack
6: Royal Wessex trainpack
7: At one stage was going to be released as 35004 Cunard White Star

 
The real 35029 was sectioned for display at the National Railway Museum, attached to 5,000 gallon tender Nº3113. However, Hornby's model is complete, although many believe a sectioned model would have been far more interesting!

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