Historical information

Class Leader of the R Class Steam Locomotive, designed by the Victorian Railways and manufactured in Glasgow, Scotland by the North British Locomotive Company. One of 70 Locomotives constructed from 1951 to 1954, becoming the last steam mainline express passenger locomotive on the Victorian Railways. The first 4-6-4 wheel arrangement used by the V.R.

Physical description

Replica Builder's Plate for Steam Locomotive R700 Key Tag

Inscriptions & markings

Locomotive R700 North British Locomotive Company Ltd. Glasgow 1950 No. 26994