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The light pacifics were designed by O.V.S. Bulleid to work over the restricted secondary routes of the Southern Railway. Two naming themes were used; ‘West Country’ and the ‘Battle of Britain’.

The ‘West Country’ locomotives were named after cities, towns or geographical features in the western section of the Southern Railway.

Scale of Locomotive: 5 mm/ft

Paper Size: 404 mm x 303 mm (16 in x 12 in)
spacerFits a readily available 16spacerin x 12spacerin frame

 

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Signed Print:
£18.50 £14.75

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No. 34006 Bude

Bude was originally numbered 21C106 and named after the seaside town in north east Cornwall. It was named at Bude Station by J H Hallett, Chairman of Bude & Stratton UDC, on 1st November 1945. The shield of Cornwall was replaced by the coat of arms of Bude in February 1950.

In 1948 Bude was chosen to take part in the exchange trials – working between Bristol & Plymouth and Maylebone & Manchester. The deflector plates were lengthened at this time which it carried from then on. It recorded the highest equivalent drawbar horse power figure of any locomotive during the trials, achieving 2,010, on the climb between Whetstone and Ashby Magna.

It is shown as running in the 1960s in BR green with totem. It is attached to a cut-down 4,500 gallon tender. Bude achieved the highest mileage of any member of the class with 1,099,338.

Built: (Brighton) August 1945. Withdrawn: March 1967.

The Devon Bellespacer

The Devon Belle was a luxury all Pullman service which ran between Waterloo and Ilfracombe, plus Plymouth until September 1949. The service had an observation car at the rear, which was a unique feature among SR titled trains.

Inaugural titled run: 20th June 1947. Last titled run: 19th September 1954.

The Bournemouth Bellespacer

The Bournemouth Belle was a luxury all Pullman service which ran between Waterloo and Bournemouth.

Inaugural titled run: 5th July 1931. Titled withdrawn: 10th September 1939. Reintroduced: 7th October 1947. Last titled run: 9th July 1967.

The Atlantic Coast Expressspacer

The Atlantic Coast Express (ACE) was an express service between Waterloo and seaside resorts on the north coast of Devon and Cornwall; Padstow, Ilfracombe and Bude.

Inaugural titled run: 19th July 1926. Titled withdrawn: 10th September 1939. Reintroduced: 6th October 1947. Last titled run: 5th September 1964.

The Royal Wessexspacer

The Royal Wessex was an express service between; Waterloo, Bournemouth, Weymouth and Swanage. It was introduced to mark the Festival of Britain.

Inaugural titled run 3rd May 1951. Last titled run: 8th July 1967.

 

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