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Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 70th Anniversary Gold - Limited Edition

U.K.
4468

Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 70th Anniversary Gold - Limited Edition

Years Released: 2008 2009 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 2 years.

Model: Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 70th Anniversary Gold - Limited Edition
Running Number: 4468
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: On the 3rd July 1938 LNER A4 Class No. 4468 pulling a seven coach train reached 126mph (202.8 km/h) on Stoke Bank on the East Coast Mainline and therefore obtained the World Speed record for a steam locomotive, a record that is still unbeaten to this day. This year sees the 70th Anniversary of the record being achieved and to celebrate this milestone Hornby are producing 5000 models of the “Mallard” as it was on the momentous day with the exterior metal parts plated in 18ct gold. Each locomotive is presented in a specially commissioned pack and is complete with a numbered certificate.
Length - 291mm.
Models Produced: * 5,000
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

2008 2009

2008 2009
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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Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT MODEL
2008 R.2684 2008
Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 70th Anniversary Gold - Limited Edition
2009 R.2684 2009
Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 70th Anniversary Gold - Limited Edition

Limited Edition

YEAR LIMITED
2008 Limited Edition
2009 Limited Edition

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Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
2008 Five pole skew wound.
2009 Five pole skew wound.

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R.2684 - Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 70th Anniversary Gold - Limited Edition - 2008
R.2684 Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 70th Anniversary Gold - Limited Edition - 2008

R.2684 - Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 70th Anniversary Gold - Limited Edition - 2009
R.2684 Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 70th Anniversary Gold - Limited Edition - 2009


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