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Class A4 Locomotive - Walter K. Whigham


Class A4 Locomotive - Walter K. Whigham

Years Released: 1995 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 1 year.

Model: Class A4 Locomotive - Walter K. Whigham
Running Number: 60028
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
Model Information: Length - 11 7/16 inches - 29.1cm.
Models Produced: * 2,500
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:


Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Early Emblem
Logo Years: 1948 - 1956
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Blue (Steam)
B.R. Blue (Steam)
Livery Details: Blue with white lining.
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.

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Model Year Details (1)

1995 R.294 1995
Class A4 Locomotive - Walter K. Whigham

Related Service Sheets (2)

117A 4-6-2 Loco Class A4 June 1992
117A (Back) 4-6-2 Loco Class A4 - Back June 1992

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Model Catalogue Information

1995 This locomotive was built in 1937 and was originally named Sea Eagle but was changed, in 1947 to Sir Walter Whigham. Sir Walter was one of four locomotives that in 1948 were painted in BRs experimental purple/blue livery. Powered by a Type 5 ringfield motor which is situated in the tender. Suitable for use with R.400 and R.448 coaches.

Motor Information

1995 Type 5 Ringfield

Price List

1995 £67.00

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R.294 - Class A4 Locomotive - Walter K. Whigham - 1995
R.294 Class A4 Locomotive - Walter K. Whigham - 1995

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