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LIVERY GUIDE for GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY & BR Western Region

Information provided on the liveries and dates of prototype (the full-size) locomotives, coaches and freight vehicles has been obtained from a wide range of published sources and is provided here in good faith. Fox Transfers cannot accept liability for any errors in and/or omissions from this information and subsequent issues which may be caused.

Before ordering your transfers please check with illustrations of your selected prototype locomotive and with the various sizes, styles and colourways of lettering and numbering that we offer. We cannot guarantee that we have information relating to the above parameters for every locomotive at every stage of its life.


This livery guide gives transfer sheet references for the liveries/classes listed below for both Grouping and Nationalisation companies. 
Use the reference number in the search bar at the top of the page to find the item and then click the thumbnail for a detail description and enlarged view. 

For 2mm/N - substitute FRH4 for FRH2 and for 7mm/0 substitute FRH4 for FRH7 (PLEASE NOTE THERE ARE LIMITED NAMEPLATE SETS AVAILABLE IN THESE 2 SCALES)


 

GWR (1870-1912) Intertwined monogram.

At 12 inch tall this was in use from around 1870 to 1912 and was used on both locomotives and carriages. Older carriages in the latter stages had monograms which were approx half this size and for some years 4 were applied to each coach. FRH4103/2 Transfers are available in all modelling scales

Great Western Railways 1903-1947

Nameplates and cabside numberplates - most of the classes listed below are available in their entirity.
CITY CLASS - Nameplates - FEP3440/3717, FEP3442/3719 & 3700 (ie prefix code FEP followed by loco number)
CASTLE CLASS - Nameplates - the whole class is available FEP111 - FEP7013 (not consecutive) - (ie prefix code FEP followed by loco number)
STAR CLASS - Nameplates - large range available FEP4001 - FEP4070 (not consecutive) - (ie prefix code FEP followed by loco number)
KING CLASS - Nameplates - the whole class is available FEP6000 - FEP6029 (ie prefix code FEP followed by loco number)
HALL CLASS - Nameplates - the whole class is available FEP4900 - FEP7927 (not consecutive) - (ie prefix code FEP followed by loco number)
GRANGE CLASS - Nameplates - the whole class is available FEP6800 - FEP6879 (ie prefix code FEP followed by loco number)
MANOR CLASS - Nameplates - the whole class is available FEP7800 - FEP7829 (ie prefix code FEP followed by loco number)
COUNTY CLASS - Nameplates - the whole class is available FEP1000 - FEP1029 (ie prefix code FEP followed by loco number)
BULLDOG CLASS - Nameplates - the whole class is available FEP3303 - FEP3455 (ie prefix code FEP followed by loco number)
UN-NAMED Classes - Cabside numberplates are available for hundreds of un-named locos. Use prefix code FEPNP followed by the loco number.

 

GREEN LIVERIES
1903-1934

Lettering GREAT WESTERN reference FRH4106/2 generally but not exclusively for Green engines
Garter Crests for locos FRH4103 (used with FRH4106/2 GREAT (garter crest) WESTERN 1903-1912)
Crests for locos FRH4104 (used with FRH4106/2 GREAT (twin-shield crest) WESTERN 1927-1934)
Crests for locos (shirtbutton style for both tender and tank types) FRH4101
Crests for coaches FRH4100 (shirtbutton)
Bufferbeam Numbering FRH4108
Route Availability/Power Classification Symbols FRH4105
Specifc Lining reference FRH4150 for most of the named classes (Collett & Churchward 3000/3500/4000 gallon tenders and Hawksworth 4000 gallon tender)
Specific Lining reference FRH4161 for 31XX, 41XX, 51XX, 61XX and 81XX Classes
General Lining reference FRH4050 (orange/black/orange)
Crests for coaches (shirtbutton style) FRH4100

1942-47

Lettering GWR initials reference FRH4107/3 (generally but not exclusively for Green engines)
Crests for locos FRH4104 (used with FRH4107/3 G (twin-shield crest) W 1942-1947)
Coach Lining (1942/3 onwards) FRH4214 and FRH4215 Information provided on the liveries and dates of prototype (the full-size) locomotives, coaches and freight vehicles has been obtained from a wide range of published sources and is provided here in good faith. Fox Transfers cannot accept liability for any errors in and/or omissions from this information and subsequent issues which may be caused.

BLACK LIVERIES
1927-1934

Lettering GREAT WESTERN reference FRH4106/1 generally but not exclusively for Black engines
Crests for locos FRH4104 (used with FRH4106/1 GREAT (twin-shield crest) WESTERN 1927-1934)
Crests for locos (shirtbutton style for both tender and tank types) FRH4101
Crests for coaches (shirtbutton style) FRH4100

1942-47

Lettering GWR initials reference FRH4107/1 (generally but not exclusively for Black engines)
Crests for locos FRH4104 (used with FRH4107/1 G (twin-shield crest) W 1942-1947)
Coach Lining (1942/3 onwards) FRH4214 and FRH4215

British Railways Western Region 1948-1968

Where relevant, all of the Great Western Class named plate sets are also available with Smokebox numberplates. Just add the suffix BR after the number eg FEP6879BR. Or for un-named locos add the suffix BR after the loco number eg FEPNP4200BR.

GREEN LIVERY 1948-1968

Crests : Pre-1956 : FRH4001/2 Post-1956 : FRH4002/2
FRH4098/006 for transfer shedcodes 81A - 89D (Also available as etched stainless steel plates - FEPSP followed by shed number)
FRH4099/094-FRH4099/108 for transfer smokebox numbersets (Nameplate sets include smoke numberplate in stainless steel.)
Cabside Numbering only available in etched brass format
Route Availability/Power Classification Symbols FRH4105
Specifc Lining reference FRH4150 for most of the named classes (Collett & Churchward 3000/3500/4000 gallon tenders and Hawksworth 4000 gallon tender)
Specific Lining reference FRH4161 for Collett tank Locos 31XX, 41XX, 51XX, 61XX and 81XX Classes
Specific Lining reference FRH4161/45 for Ex-GWR Large Prairie 45XX Locos
Specific Lining reference FRH4162 for Collett 56XX & 66XX Tank Locos
General Lining reference FRH4050 (orange/black/orange)
COACHING STOCK BRANDING FRH4115, FRH4116 and FRH4117 with FRH4218 and FRH4219 for lining

BLACK (MIXED TRAFFIC) LIVERY 1948-1968

1948-1968Crests : Pre-1956 : FRH4001/2 Post-1956 : FRH4002/2
FRH4098/006 for transfer shedcodes 81A-89D (Also available as etched stainless steel plates - FEPSP followed by shed number)
FRH4099/094-FRH4099/108 for transfer smokebox numbersets (Nameplate sets include smoke numberplate in stainless steel.)

Cabside Numbering only available in etched brass format
Route Availability/Power Classification Symbols FRH4105
Specific Lining reference FRH4155 for EX GW 4-6-0 engine and (Collett & Churchward and Hawksworth tenders)
Specific Lining reference FRH4186 for 31XX, 41XX, 51XX, 61XX and 81XX Classes
COACHING STOCK BRANDING FRH4115, FRH4116 and FRH4117 with FRH4218 and FRH4219 for lining

BLUE LIVERY 1948-1968

Crests : Pre-1956 : FRH4001/2 Post-1956 : FRH4002/2
FRH4098/006 for transfer shedcodes 81A-89D (Also available as etched stainless steel plates - FEPSP followed by shed number) FRH4099/094-FRH4099/108 for transfer smokebox numbersets (Nameplate sets include smoke numberplate in stainless steel.)
Cabside Numbering only available in etched brass format
Route Availability/Power Classification Symbols FRH4105
Specifc Lining reference FRH4150/10 for most of the named classes (Collett & Churchward 3000/3500/4000 gallon tenders and Hawksworth 4000 gallon tender)
General Lining reference FRH4350 (white/black/white)
COACHING STOCK BRANDING FRH4115, FRH4116 and FRH4117 with FRH4218 and FRH4219 for lining