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1997 - Class A4 Locomotive - Wild Swan

U.K.
60021

Class A4 Locomotive - Wild Swan

Model: Class A4 Locomotive - Wild Swan (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 60021
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: Length - 11 7/16 inches - 29.1cm.
Models Produced: * 3,000
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Late Crest
Logo Years: 1956 - 1967
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Green
B.R. Green
Livery Details: Brunswick green with orange and black lining with yellow lettering.
Company Information: British Railways came into existence in 1948 when the dominating four British railway companies amalgamated. Steam traction on British Railways ended in 1968 and the system was re-branded as British Rail.
Year: 1997
Catalogue Number: R.286
Year Information: Gresley designed the A4 to haul express passenger trains. Towards the end of the steam period, they sometimes also hauled freight. Wild Swan features the livery of its later days prior to retirement in 1963. The model is powered by a tender mounted ringfield motor.
Model Motor: Ringfield (located in the tender)
Publication: Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Third Edition 1997 - The legend is alive
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 43rd Edition
Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Third Edition 1997 - The legend is alive
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Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1996 R.286 1996
Class A4 Locomotive - Wild Swan
1997 R.286 1997
Class A4 Locomotive - Wild Swan

Related Service Sheets (3)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
117A 4-6-2 Loco Class A4 June 1992
117A (Back) 4-6-2 Loco Class A4 - Back June 1992
217 A3 - A4 Super Detail May 2000

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