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Class A1 Locomotive - Royal Lancer - The Royal Mail Great British Railways Collection

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Class A1 Locomotive - Royal Lancer - The Royal Mail Great British Railways Collection

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

Model: Class A1 Locomotive - Royal Lancer - The Royal Mail Great British Railways Collection
Running Number: 4476
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class A1
Class A1
Designer: Sir Nigel Gresley
Class Information: The Class A1 locomotives were intended to replace ageing Ivatt 4-4-2’s on the East Coast Mainline between London and Newcastle. The entire Class was to be rebuilt commencing in 1928 and reclassified A3. One member of the class “Flying Scotsman” is arguably the world’s best known steam locomotive. More...
Weight: 159 tons
Purpose: Express Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-2
Wheel Arrangement Name: Pacific
4-6-2
Model Information: When railways tracks were first laid in Great Britain and trains began operating to a timetable the Royal Mail were one of the first to take advantage of this new mode of transport, using the trains to pick up and deliver post to all area of the country, it is therefore fitting that the Royal Mail have produced a series of stamps celebrating some of the famous classes of steam locomotives that have operated on the British Isles.
In conjunction with the Royal Mail, Hornby have produced a series of Limited Edition models to coincide with the individual subjects of the stamps. Included in each of the specially produced presentation packs will be not only the relevant model but also a special Royal Mail cover envelope complete with stamp, the subject matter of which corresponds with the model. Each pack will also include a limited edition certificate. Limited to just 1200 pieces these exclusive models are sure to become a sort after collectors item.
Length - 293mm.
Models Produced: * 1,200
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

2011

2011
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. Apple Green
L.N.E.R. Apple Green
Livery Details: Apple green with black and white lining and gold 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.

Model Ranking:
Current: 3994 - July 2017
Previous: 3652 - June 2017
Movement: (-342)

Model Year Details (1)

YEAR CAT MODEL
2011 R.3073 2011
Class A1 Locomotive - Royal Lancer - The Royal Mail Great British Railways Collection

Limited Edition

YEAR LIMITED
2011 Limited Edtion

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
2011 Locomotive includes Royal Mail cover envelope with stamp and limited edition certificate.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
2011 Five pole skew wound.

Catalogue Images (1)

R.3073 - Class A1 Locomotive - Royal Lancer - The Royal Mail Great British Railways Collection - 2011
R.3073 Class A1 Locomotive - Royal Lancer - The Royal Mail Great British Railways Collection - 2011


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