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Class A3 Locomotive - Pretty Polly


Class A3 Locomotive - Pretty Polly

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Years Released: 1994 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 1 year.

Model: Class A3 Locomotive - Pretty Polly
Running Number: 60061
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
Model Information: Released through Beatties with Numbered Certificate.
Length - 11 1/2 inches - 29.3cm.
Models Produced: * 900
* 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. 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.

Model Ranking:
Current: 2123 - October 2023
Previous: 1104 - September 2023
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Model Year Details (1)

1994 R.059 1994
Class A3 Locomotive - Pretty Polly

Limited Edition

1994 Beatties Limited Edition

Related Service Sheets (1)

204 4-6-2 Class A1/A3 Locomotive February 1998

Model Photos & Notes (2)

11 Dec 2010 Photo Pretty Polly Photo John Faulkner
1 Dec 2011 Photo Trilogy of Pretty Polly Models John Faulkner

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R.059 - Class A3 Locomotive - Pretty Polly - 1994
R.059 Class A3 Locomotive - Pretty Polly - 1994

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