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Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 1966 - 1973

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Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 1966 - 1973

Years Released: 1993 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 1 year.

Model: Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 1966 - 1973
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: 1966 - 1973
Length - 15 3/4 inches - 40cm.
Double tender version. Privately owned.
Models Produced: * 2,800
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1993

1993
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.

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Model Year Details (1)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1993 R.075 1993
Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 1966 - 1973

Limited Edition

YEAR LIMITED
1993 Limited Edition of 5,000

Related Service Sheets (1)

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

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1993 Limited Edition of 5,000 in Presentation Pack.
After withdrawal by BR in January 1963, The Flying Scotsman was bought by Mr Alan Pegler and repainted in LNER livery. In 1966 an extra water tender was added as BRs watering facilities had been dismantled. Hornbys fourth version portrays Flying Scotsman at this period. Tender powered by Type 5 ringfield motor. Assorted coaches were used.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1993 Type 5 Ringfield

Catalogue Images (1)

R.075 - Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 1966 - 1973 - 1993
R.075 Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 1966 - 1973 - 1993


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