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Class A4 Locomotive - Sir Nigel Gresley - 70 Years Of Hornby - 1938 - 2008 - Limited Ediiton

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Class A4 Locomotive - Sir Nigel Gresley - 70 Years Of Hornby - 1938 - 2008 - Limited Ediiton

Years Released: 2008 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 1 year.

Model: Class A4 Locomotive - Sir Nigel Gresley - 70 Years Of Hornby - 1938 - 2008 - Limited Ediiton
Running Number: 4498
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
4-6-2
Model Information: When Frank Hornby launched his famous Hornby Dublo range of models in 1938 he created a scale of model railways that has grown and developed over the last 70 years. The range initially contained just two locomotives, an 0-6-2 locomotive and the LNER Class A4 “Sir Nigel Gresley”.
In celebration of 70 years of Hornby “OO” scale models a special limited edition of the “Sir Nigel Gresley” locomotive in packaging reminiscent of the classic Hornby design pack of days gone by has been created with each of the 2008 models produced being supplied with a special numbered limited edition certificate.
Length - 291mm.
Models Produced: * 2,008
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

2008

2008
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. Blue
L.N.E.R. Blue
Livery Details: Blue with black, red and white lining and yellow 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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YEAR CAT MODEL
2008 R.2688 2008
Class A4 Locomotive - Sir Nigel Gresley - 70 Years Of Hornby - 1938 - 2008 - Limited Ediiton

Limited Edition

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2008 Limited Edition

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2008 Five pole skew wound.

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R.2688 - Class A4 Locomotive - Sir Nigel Gresley - 70 Years Of Hornby - 1938 - 2008 - Limited Ediiton - 2008
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