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Class A4 Locomotive - Pride Of India - Commonwealth Collection

U.K.
60011

Class A4 Locomotive - Pride Of India - Commonwealth Collection

Years Released: 2011 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 1 year. (Model may have been released after 2011)

Model: Class A4 Locomotive - Pride Of India - Commonwealth Collection
Running Number: 60011
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 and 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 the final locomotive of the five specially named A4s has been chosen to complete the collection and will be produced as a limited edition of 1000. Each locomotive will include 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:

2011

2011
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: 2830 - September 2017
Previous: 2310 - August 2017
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Model Year Details (1)

YEAR CAT MODEL
2011 R.3008 2011
Class A4 Locomotive - Pride Of India - Commonwealth Collection

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
2011 Sprung buffers, cab and tender detail.
Fixed cartazzi wheel assembly, DCC ready, NEM couplings.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
2011 Five pole skew wound.

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R.3008 - Class A4 Locomotive - Pride Of India - Commonwealth Collection - 2011
R.3008 Class A4 Locomotive - Pride Of India - Commonwealth Collection - 2011


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