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Heart Of Midlothian (Class A4 - Guillemot)


Heart Of Midlothian (Class A4 - Guillemot)

Years Released: 1997 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 1 year.

Model: Heart Of Midlothian (Class A4 - Guillemot)
Running Number: 60020
Category: Train Packs
Train Packs
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: Great British Trains are produced in editions of 3000 only, each with authenticating certificate.
Length - A4 Class - 291mm.
Length - Mk1 Composite Coach - 264mm.
Models Produced: ---
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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.

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Model Year Details (1)

1997 R.2032 1997
Heart Of Midlothian (Class A4 - Guillemot)

Limited Edition

1997 3000

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

1997 Afternoon services from Kings Cross to Edinburgh via the Ease Coast route were first named Heart Of Midlothian on the occasion of the Festival of Britain in 1951. The pack presents the train as it was in the early sixties, drawn by a ex-L.N.E.R. A4 locomotive specially produced for this set with a rake of uniquely numbered coaches in B.R. maroon livery. You can extend the train with coaches R.433, R.4005 and R.4004.

Motor Information

1997 Ringfield (located in the tender)

Catalogue Images (1)

R.2032 - Heart Of Midlothian (Class A4 - Guillemot) - 1997
R.2032 Heart Of Midlothian (Class A4 - Guillemot) - 1997

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