Hornby Centenary Quiz

Hornby Centenary Quiz

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Centenary quiz

Question 1 of 10

For its Centenary anniversary year, Hornby has commissioned a limited edition 'O' gauge tinplate 0-4-0 locomotive to replicate Hornby Trains' first 'O' gauge locomotive, No. 1, originally released in 1920. How many colour schemes have been commissioned?


Question 2 of 10

A special 'OO' gauge Hornby Dublo branded presentation train set has been produced, recalling the original 1938 HD passenger train set. Which 'A4' 4-6-2 locomotive was selected to appear in this new set?

4485 MIles Beevor
4498 Sir Nigel Gresley
4468 Mallard
4484 Bittern

Question 3 of 10

To celebrate its Hornby Dublo roots, Hornby has released a very limited edition diecast metal-bodied 'OO' gauge model of 6231 Duchess of Atholl. How many of this certificated limited edition model were produced?


Question 4 of 10

A series of 'OO' gauge models from the Oxford Diecast range have been released as part of Hornby's Centenary range. Under what branding have they been released?

Hornby Miniatures
Retro Rovex
Tri-ang Toys
Dublo Diecast

Question 5 of 10

Hornby added a new 'OO' gauge model of Stephenson's Rocket 0-2-2 to its Centenary range this year. In which year did Tri-ang originally announce its model of the diminutive locomotive?


Question 6 of 10

As part of the Centenary celebrations, Hornby has reissued its 'OO' gauge model of the Class 0F 'Pug' 0-4-0ST, 56025 in BR black. By what name is this locomotive affectionately known?

Smokey Bob
Smokey Tom
Smokey Joe
Smokey Jim

Question 7 of 10

One of Hornby's Bulleid rebuilt 'Merchant Navy' 4-6-2s, Clan Line, has been given the gold-plated treatment for its appearance in the Centenary range this year. What is Clan Line's running number?


Question 8 of 10

In what year was Rovex Plastics Ltd formed by Alexander Vanetzian?


Question 9 of 10

Which 'OO' locomotive is due to appear in Hornby's Centenary Rovex train pack with a pair of Stanier corridor carriages?

LMS 'Black Five'
LMS 'Princess Royal'
LMS 'Princess Coronation'
LMS 'Royal Scot'

Question 10 of 10

BR '9F' Evening Star also appears in Hornby's Centenary range to celebrate the class' Tri-ang-Hornby roots when it was originally announced in 1971. Since then it has been retooled and will appear with a cast resin plaque commemorating its place as BR's last-built steam locomotive. In what year was it built at Swindon Works?


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