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Class A4 Locomotive - Union Of South Africa - Commonwealth Collection

U.K.
60009

Class A4 Locomotive - Union Of South Africa - Commonwealth Collection

Years Released: 2010 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 1 year.

Model: Class A4 Locomotive - Union Of South Africa - Commonwealth Collection
Running Number: 60009
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: In 1937 to celebrate the Coronation of George VI, the LNER inaugurated the "The Coronation" service which operated between London, Kings Cross and Edinburgh, Waverley.
It was based on the very succesful "Silver Jubilee" service which had commenced operation in 1935. There were five new LNER A4 locomotives that were assigned to "The Coronation" and they were named after Commonwealth countries.
This year a further two of the five locomotives have been chosen to continue the collection and each will be produced as a limited edition of 1000 pieces, complete with an authenticating certificate.
Length - 291mm.
Models Produced: * 1,000
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

2010

2010
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: 1856 - November 2017
Previous: 1663 - October 2017
Movement: (-193)

Model Year Details (1)

YEAR CAT MODEL
2010 R.2909 2010
Class A4 Locomotive - Union Of South Africa - Commonwealth Collection

Limited Edition

YEAR LIMITED
2010 1000 Limited Edition

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Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
2010 Five pole skew wound.

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R.2909 - Class A4 Locomotive - Union Of South Africa - Commonwealth Collection - 2010
R.2909 Class A4 Locomotive - Union Of South Africa - Commonwealth Collection - 2010


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