Hornby R30135 BR 46202 The Turbomotive ex-LMS Stanier Princess Royal Class 4-6-2 Pacific BR Lined Black Early Emblem OO
Continuing as a distinct and uniquely designed steam turbine locomotive, the ‘Princess Royal’ Class Turbomotive returned to the main line in 1947, showcasing the new emblem of British Rail and a striking black livery. Replacing the LMS insignia, the newly assigned 46202 returned to service following a long period of general repair. As a key part of history regarding the nationalisation of Britain’s railways, the BR, Princess Royal Class 'The Turbomotive', 4-6-2, 46202 forms an excellent collectors model.
With the nationalisation of Britain’s railways, the ‘Princess Royal’ Class Turbomotive later shed its LMS insignia, to be replaced with the new emblem of British Rail and a black livery shortly after receiving its new crest. After a long period of general repair, Turbomotive returned to the main line in 1947 under the number 46202, continuing its function as a distinct and entirely uniquely designed steam turbine locomotive.