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Hornby Model Railway Locomotive Reviews -  Class 06



Worth Buying - This is an average model. The model has limitations and does not have a full range of mechanical or detailing features. For a railway model to be rated as "Worth Buying" a model must score between 4 and 7. Hornby Class 06 (Br Blue 06003) R2676 Rating  4/10

 Hornby Model Railway Reviews - Hornby Class 06 - BR Blue - R2676

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Function: The Class 06 has no slow speed control and has a suicidal top speed. I was unable to give it full power as the model tried to de-rail itself. You couldn't see the wheels of the model due to the blur created from the speed it was going. It was quite comical to watch.

For past experience this local will not be able to pull heavy loads without a lot of wheel spin, as the model is far too light and has no traction tyres.

 

The model will be prone to stalling, but there is not much that Hornby can do about this.

 

For a little shunter this shouldn't be able to go as fast as it can, and it certainly wouldn't be able to pull anything at these speeds.

 

It appears to be more of a toy than a model, and as a toy its speed and robustness will allow for endless entertainment.

 

Detail: The detailing is very limited on this model, but I expected very little for the price that you would pay for this model. The Class 06 comes with standard couplings at each end, standard buffers, and 4 wheel drive with 4 wheel pickup.

 

Hornby 06 Features:

HP Motor

4 Wheel drive

4 wheel pickup

Detailing parts

Standard couplings

 

RRP: 20.00 - (although normally sells for 16.50 online)

 

Overall:  This is a cheap model and fun, not to be taken too seriously. Ideal for younger children.

 

Service Sheet: PDF ss-200C.pdf (193kb)

 

Class 06 Pictures:
 

Available liveries:

 

Class 06 Br Blue 06003 R2470

 

Class 06 Br Blue 06003 R2676

 

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