We have received the following information by email today. This info should help those of you waiting to see what’s what with the new Hornby Great Western heavy tank locos…
“With full acknowledgement to Kernow Models, readers may wish to note that Hornby have now released details of numbers/livery for the new GWR/WR tank locomotives as follows:-
R3123 No 4283 in GWR Green with monogram emblem.
R3124 No 4266 in BR Black with early crest.
R3125 No 5283 GWR Green with “Great Western” on tank sides.
R3126 No 5243 in BR Black with later crest.
R3127 No 7202 in GWR Green with “Great Western” on tank sides.
R3128 No 7229 in BR Black with late crest.”
As always, this information hasn’t come from Hornby… Thanks to JC for passing it on.