Model Details

Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman

U.K.
60103

Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman

Years Released: 1968 1969 1970 1971 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 9 years.

Model: Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman
Running Number: 60103
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class A3
Class A3
Designer: Sir Nigel Gresley
Class Information: Although Class A3 locomotives were introduced in 1928; the reality is that they were all re-builds of earlier A1 locomotives dating back to 1922. The locomotives were intended to replace the ageing Ivatt 4-4-2’s on the East Coast Mainline between London and Newcastle. One member of the class “Flying Scotsman” is with-out doubt the world’s best known steam locomotive and certainly the most traveled. More...
Weight: 154 tons
Purpose: Express Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-2
Wheel Arrangement Name: Pacific
4-6-2
Model Information: ---
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

1968 1969 1970 1971

1997 1998

1999 2000 2001

1968 1969 1970 1971

1997 1998

1999 2000 2001
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: 33 - November 2017
Previous: 29 - October 2017
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Model Year Details (9)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1968 R.850 1968
Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman
1969 R.850 1969
Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman
1970 R.850 1970
Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman
1971 R.850 1971
Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman
1997 R.2020 1997
Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman
1998 R.2020 1998
Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman
1999 R.2054 1999
Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman
2000 R.2054 2000
Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman
2001 R.2054 2001
Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman

Related Service Sheets (5)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
204 4-6-2 Class A1/A3 Locomotive February 1998
217 A3 - A4 Super Detail May 2000
51 X.04 Mark IV Motor April 1968
76 Chassis, Bogie & Pony Truck - R.850, R.855 June 1969
89 4-6-2 Locomotive Chassis - R.855, R.871 June 1974

Model Photos & Notes (2)

DATE TYPE TITLE AUTHOR
12 Jun 2007 Information Model Number 850 Livery Change Colin Jones
16 Dec 2008 Information Livery Change Nigel Attwood

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1968 Glowing firebox and locomotive crew.
1969 Glowing firebox and locomotive crew.
1970 Locomotive includes glowing firebox and crew.
1971 Glowing firebox.
1997 Detail and livery changed a great deal on the Class A3 Flying Scotsman, a name also given to the prestigious passenger service between London and Edinburgh. This is how the locomotive looked in 1953, with single chimney and banjo dome. The model is powered by a Ringfield motor.
Length - 293mm.
1998 Detail and livery changed a great deal on the Class A3 Flying Scotsman, a name also given to the prestigious passenger service between London and Edinburgh. This is how the locomotive looked in 1953, with single chimney and banjo dome. Ringfield motor in the tender.
Length - 293mm.
1999 Class A3 also gets the Super Detail treatment this year with a wealth of new detail including completely new valve gear and new scale wheels. This version bears the famous Flying Scotsman name (though note that The Flying Scotsman service from London to Edinburgh was not necessarily hauled by a locomotive of that name). New-model ringfield motor in the tender.
2000 This Super Detail A3 bears the famous Flying Scotsman name (though note that The Flying Scotsman service from London to Edinburgh was not necessarily hauled by a locomotive of that name). New-model ringfield motor in the tender. Suitable for second radius curves or greater.
2001 This Super Detail A3 bears the famous Flying Scotsman name (though note that The Flying Scotsman service from London to Edinburgh was not necessarily hauled by a locomotive of that name). New-model ringfield motor in the tender.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1997 Ringfield (located in the tender)
1998 Ringfield (located in the tender)
1999 Ringfield (located in the tender)
2000 Ringfield (located in the tender)
2001 Ringfield

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1970 107/-
1998 £74.99
1999 £79.99
2000 £79.99

Catalogue Images (9)

R.850 - Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 1968
R.850 Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 1968

R.850 - Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 1969
R.850 Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 1969

R.850 - Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 1970
R.850 Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 1970

R.850 - Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 1971
R.850 Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 1971

R.2020 - Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 1997
R.2020 Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 1997

R.2020 - Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 1998
R.2020 Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 1998

R.2054 - Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 1999
R.2054 Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 1999

R.2054 - Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 2000
R.2054 Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 2000

R.2054 - Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 2001
R.2054 Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 2001


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