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Class A3 Locomotive - Manna


Class A3 Locomotive - Manna

Years Released: 2000 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 1 year.

Model: Class A3 Locomotive - Manna
Running Number: 60085
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: Length - 293mm.
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.

Model Ranking:
Current: 3617 - February 2023
Previous: 3112 - January 2023
Movement: (-505)

Model Year Details (1)

2000 R.2152 2000
Class A3 Locomotive - Manna

Related Service Sheets (3)

204 4-6-2 Class A1/A3 Locomotive February 1998
217 A3 - A4 Super Detail May 2000
217B A3 - A4 Super Detail February 2001

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Model Catalogue Information

2000 Built at Doncaster in 1924, Manna saw many structural changes not least being converted to an A3 in I943. The double chimney was added in 1958 while the German style smoke deflectors were fitted in 1962. However with all these changes Manna still managed to retain the G.N.R. tender until withdrawal in 1964. The model is Super Detailed thoughout and includes the new ringfield motor located in the tender. Suitable for 2nd radius curves or greater.

Motor Information

2000 Ringfield (located in the tender)

Price List

2000 £79.99

Catalogue Images (1)

R.2152 - Class A3 Locomotive - Manna - 2000
R.2152 Class A3 Locomotive - Manna - 2000

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