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Hornby's M7 0-4-4T loco Model Variations

The following table lists the first version of the M7 produced in the years 1967 to 1986. As well as different liveries, Hornby has also included a fireglow feature in certain models. Npf indicates a non-paint finish. These details have been taken from the 5th Edition of Ramsay's British Model Trains Catalogue.
 
Cat Nº Loco Nº Livery Fireglow Finish Years Manufactured
R103 249 Southern olive green No Pristine 1985-1986
R754 30027 BR late Yes Pristine (npf) 1967-1970
R862 30111 BR late No Pristine 1987-1988
R868 245 Southern dark green No Pristine (npf) 1972-1975
R868 328 SR bright green Yes Pristine (npf) 1969-1970
R868 328 Southern bright green No Pristine (npf) 1971
 
R103
   
As well as different liveries, Hornby has also incuded other variations which should be born in mind when selecting a model for purchase conversion or re-numbeing. Graham 'Muz' Muspratt has reproduced the table below of information regarding the Hornby latest models with to these variations.
The following tables list the super detailed "DCC Ready" versions of the M7 produced:
 
Cat Nº Loco Nº Frame Livery P-P Fitted Front Sandboxes Smokebox Dogs Weathered Manufact'd
R2503 357 Short Maunsell Post 1931 No Below No No 2006
R2504 30051 Long BR Lined Black Early Crest Yes Above No No 2006
R2505 30031 Long BR Lined Black Late Emblem Yes Above No No 2006
R2506 30108 Long BR Lined Black Late Emblem Yes Above Yes Yes 2006
R2625 111 Long Maunsell Post 1931 Yes Above No No 2007
R2626 30023 Short BR Lined Black Late Emblem No Above Yes No 2007
R2678 252 Short LSWR Green with Coal Rails No Above No No 2008 *
* Collectors Centre Model
 
R2625 R2503
R2626 r2405
 
Cat Nº Loco Nº Frame Livery P-P Fitted Front Sandboxes Smokebox Dogs Weathered Manufact'd
R2733 676 Short Bulleid Lined Malachite Green No Above No No 2008
R2734 30056 Long BR Lined Black Early Crest Yes Above Yes No 2008
R2735 30036 Short BR Lined Black Late Emblem No Above Yes No 2008
R2840 42 Short Maunsell Pre 1931 No Above No No 2009
R2923 242 Short Bulleid Lined Malachite Green No Above No No 2010
R2924 51 Long Maunsell Post 1931 Yes Above No No 2010
 
R2504 r2506

First photograph is copyright John Russell, other illustrations courtesy of Hornby

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