BR, Class 90, Bo-Bo, 90135 - Era 8

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BR, Class 90, Bo-Bo, 90135 - Era 8 (R3585)
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BR Class 90 Bo Bo 90135 Era 8

  • Gauge :00
  • DCC Type :DCC Ready
  • Operator/Livery :Early BR, Plain Black
  • Class :J50
  • Designer :Sir Nigel Gresley
  • Age Suitability 14+
  • Wheel Configuration :0-6-0T


Our Hornby RailRoad collection provides a perfect entry into the exciting world of 00 gauge railway modelling. Designed to be less easily damaged, yet maintaining attractive detailing and accurate liveries, the range is ideal for both the younger enthusiast and experienced modeller.

The Gresley designed J50 Class eventually comprised 102 locomotives, with design variations such as brakes, driving positions, boilers and bunker sizes resulting in four class parts. Serving across the LNER from Eastfield in Scotland, to Cambridge, where there was hard work to be done, a J50 was invariably on hand to do it.
Built new in 1922 and 1924, twenty locomotives of the LNER J50 Class utilised a stock of second hand standard 4' 5" boilers, becoming J50/2 and by 1926 had become the company's Group Standard type. Fifty two more locomotives were built, thirty eight at Doncaster Works as J50/3 and fourteen at Gorton, as J50/4, between 1926 and 1939. 
The thirty GNR J23 locomotives from 1914-1919 were eventually re-classified by the LNER as J50/ 1s.