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1988 - Class A4 Locomotive - Sir Nigel Gresley

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Class A4 Locomotive - Sir Nigel Gresley

Model: Class A4 Locomotive - Sir Nigel Gresley (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 4498
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class A4
Class A4
Designer: Sir Nigel Gresley
Class Information: Class A4 locomotives were introduced in 1935 as part of a modern streamlined train named Silver Jubilee. One member of the class; 4468 Mallard achieved the authenticated world speed record for steam of 126-MPH during 1938. More...
Weight: 167 tons
Purpose: Express Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-2
Wheel Arrangement Name: Pacific
4-6-2
Model Information: Locomotive only available in The Blue Streak Train Set in 1987 and 1988.
Length - 11 7/16 inches - 29.1cm.
Models Produced: * 13,600
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Company: L.N.E.R. - London & North Eastern Railway
Logo: L.N.E.R. Crest
Logo Years: 1923 - 1947
London & North Eastern Railway
Livery: L.N.E.R. Blue
L.N.E.R. Blue
Livery Details: Blue with black, red and white lining and yellow lettering.
Company Information: The second biggest of Britains post grouping railway companies formed in 1923. Some very famous locomotives were designed and operated by the L.N.E.R. including the Flying Scotsman and the Mallard.
Year: 1988
Catalogue Number: R.888
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Publication: Hornby Railways - 34th Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 34th Edition
Hornby Railways - 34th Edition
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Model Ranking:
Current: 750 - November 2017
Previous: 1119 - October 2017
Movement: (+369)

Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1987 R.888 1987
Class A4 Locomotive - Sir Nigel Gresley
1988 R.888 1988
Class A4 Locomotive - Sir Nigel Gresley

Train Sets Included In (1)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1987 1988 The Blue Streak Train Set

Related Service Sheets (4)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
117 4-6-2 Mallard - R.309 February 1980
117 (Back) 4-6-2 Mallard - R.309 - Back February 1980
118 LNER 8 Wheel Tender Drive Motor - R.309, R.350 February 1980
118 (Back) LNER 8 Wheel Tender Drive Motor - R.309, R.350 - Back February 1980

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