Model Year Details

1996 - Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman Enterprises - Flying Scotsman

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Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman Enterprises - Flying Scotsman

Model: Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman Enterprises - Flying Scotsman (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 4472
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class A3
Class A3
Designer: Sir Nigel Gresley
Class Information: Although Class A3 locomotives were introduced in 1928; the reality is that they were all re-builds of earlier A1 locomotives dating back to 1922. The locomotives were intended to replace the ageing Ivatt 4-4-2’s on the East Coast Mainline between London and Newcastle. One member of the class “Flying Scotsman” is with-out doubt the world’s best known steam locomotive and certainly the most traveled. More...
Weight: 154 tons
Purpose: Express Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-2
Wheel Arrangement Name: Pacific
4-6-2
Model Information: Length - 15 3/4 inches - 40cm.
Models Produced: * 4,600
* 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. Apple Green
L.N.E.R. Apple Green
Livery Details: Apple green with black and white lining and gold 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: 1996
Catalogue Number: R.098
Year Information: As part of the continuing story of the Flying Scotsman the limited edition model of the locomotive and suitable coaches are each presented in commemorative packaging with a verification certificate included.
Model Motor: ---
Publication: Hornby Railways - 42nd Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 42nd Edition
Hornby Railways - 42nd Edition
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Limited Edition: Limited Edition of 5,000
UK Price List: £99.99
Aust Price List: ---
Can Price List: ---

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Current: 905 - December 2021
Previous: 882 - November 2021
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Model Year Details (1)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1996 R.098 1996
Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman Enterprises - Flying Scotsman

Related Service Sheets (1)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
204 4-6-2 Class A1/A3 Locomotive February 1998

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