Model Details

Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard

U.K.
4468

Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard

Years Released: 1984 1985 1988 1989 1993 1994 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 22 years. (Model may have been released after 2011)

Model: Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard
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: Length - 11 7/16 inches - 29.1cm.
* (84-85) 3,400 solo models produced. (88-89) 4,700 solo models produced. (91-92) 1,700 solo models produced (not catalogued). (93-98) 7,800 solo models produced.
Models Produced: ---
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1984 1985

1988 1989 1993 1994 1996 1997 1998

1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

1984 1985

1988 1989 1993 1994 1996 1997 1998

1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 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. 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 (22)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1984 R.077 1984
Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard
1985 R.077 1985
Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard
1988 R.327 1988
Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard
1989 R.327 1989
Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard
1993 R.304 1993
Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard
1994 R.304 1994
Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard
1996 R.304 1996
Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard
1997 R.304 1997
Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard
1998 R.304 1998
Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard
1999 R.2059 1999
Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard
2000 R.2059 2000
Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard
2001 R.2059 2001
Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard
2002 R.2059 2002
Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard
2003 R.2059 2003
Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard
2004 R.2339 2004
Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard
2005 R.2339 2005
Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard
2006 R.2339 2006
Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard
2007 R.2339 2007
Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard
2008 R.2339 2008
Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard
2009 R.2339 2009
Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard
2010 R.2339 2010
Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard
2011 R.2339 2011
Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard

Related Service Sheets (8)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
117 4-6-2 Mallard - R.309 February 1980
117 (Back) 4-6-2 Mallard - R.309 - Back February 1980
117A 4-6-2 Loco Class A4 June 1992
117A (Back) 4-6-2 Loco Class A4 - Back June 1992
118 LNER 8 Wheel Tender Drive Motor - R.309, R.350 February 1980
118 (Back) LNER 8 Wheel Tender Drive Motor - R.309, R.350 - Back February 1980
217 A3 - A4 Super Detail May 2000
217B A3 - A4 Super Detail February 2001

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1984 Model includes R.573 Locomotive Super Detail Pack.
1985 Model includes R.573 Locomotive Super Detail Pack.
1988 1998 marks the 50th anniversary of the Mallards successful attempt on the worlds speed record for steam traction. The locomotive touched 126mph for a short distance on 3rd July 1938.
1993 Still the holder for the world speed record for steam, Mallard is depicted in its preserved state. The livery is garter blue and the tender is of the non-corridor type. Tender powered by Type 5 ringfield motor.
1994 Still the holder for the world speed record for steam, Mallard is depicted in its preserved state. The livery is garter blue and the tender is of the non-corridor type. Tender powered by Type 5 ringfield motor.
1996 On the 3rd July, 1938 the London North Eastern Railway claimed the World Steam Speed Record of 126mph (202km/h), a record that still stands today. The locomotive that gained the record was the Class A4 Mallard which has been preserved and can be seen at the National Railway Museum in York. The model has a ringfield motor in the non-corridor tender. Suitable coaches R.477 and R.488.
1997 This was the locomotive that secured the world steam speed record for the London North Eastern Railway on 3 July 1938 - 126mph (202km/h) which has not been beaten to the day. The Mallard served from 1938 to 1963 hauling many of the Kings Cross to Edinburgh East Coast express trains including The Queen Of Scots and The Flying Scotsman. It can be seen today at the National Railway Museum in York. A ringfield motor drives the model via the non-corridor tender.
1998 This year is the sixtieth anniversary of the Mallards unbeaten world steam speed record: 126mph (202km/h) on 3 July 1938. The locomotive served from 1938 to 1963 hauling many of the Kings Cross to Edinburgh East Coast express trains including The Queen Of Scots and The Flying Scotsman. It can be seen today at the National Railway Museum in York. Ringfield motor in the tender.
1999 Hornbys latest modelling of the famous locomotive that still holds the world steam speed record: 126mph (202kph) on 3 July 1938. The locomotive served from 1938 to 1963 hauling many of the Kings Cross to Edinburgh East Coast express trains including The Queen Of Scots and The Flying Scotsman. This Super Detail version has a wealth of new scale features. New ringfield motor in the tender.
2000 Hornbys latest modelling of the famous locomotive that still holds the world steam speed record: 126mph (202kph) on 3 July 1938. The locomotive served from 1938 to 1963 hauling many of the Kings Cross to Edinburgh East Coast express trains including The Queen Of Scots and The Flying Scotsman. This Super Detail version has a wealth of new scale features. New model ringfield motor in the tender. Suitable for second radius curves or greater.
2001 Hornby's model of the famous locomotive that still holds the world steam speed record: 126mph (202 kph) on 3 July 1938. The locomotive served from 1938 to 1963 hauling many of the King Cross to Edinburgh East Coast express trains including 'The Queen of Scots' and 'Flying Scotsman'. The Super Detail version has a wealth of scale features. New model ringfield motor in the tender.
2002 Hornby's model of the famous locomotive that still holds the world steam speed record: 126mph (202 kph) on 3 July 1938. The locomotive served from 1938 to 1963 hauling many of the King Cross to Edinburgh East Coast express trains including 'The Queen of Scots' and 'Flying Scotsman'. This Super Detail version has a wealth of scale of features and is powered by a ringfield motor in the tender.
2004 Sprung bogies, cab and tender detail.
Semi fixed rear bogie, DCC ready, NEM couplings.
2005 Sprung bogies, cab and tender detail.
Fixed rear wheel assembly, DCC ready, NEM couplings.
2006 Sprung bogies, cab and tender detail.
Fixed cartazzi wheel assembly, DCC ready, NEM couplings.
2007 Sprung bogies, cab and tender detail.
Fixed cartazzi wheel assembly, DCC ready, NEM couplings.
2008 Sprung bogies, cab and tender detail.
Fixed cartazzi wheel assembly, DCC ready, NEM couplings.
2009 Sprung bogies, cab and tender detail.
Fixed cartazzi wheel assembly, DCC ready, NEM couplings.
2010 Sprung bogies, cab and tender detail.
Fixed cartazzi wheel assembly, DCC ready, NEM couplings.
2011 Sprung bogies, cab and tender detail.
Fixed cartazzi wheel assembly, DCC ready, NEM couplings.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1989 Type 5 Ringfield
1993 Type 5 Ringfield
1994 Type 5 Ringfield
1996 Type 5 Ringfield
1997 Type 5 Ringfield
1998 Type 5 Ringfield
1999 Ringfield (located in the tender)
2000 Ringfield (located in the tender)
2001 Ringfield
2002 Ringfield
2003 Ringfield.Tender drive.
2004 Five pole skew wound. Loco drive.
2005 Five pole skew wound. Loco drive.
2006 Five pole skew wound. Loco drive.
2007 Five pole skew wound. Loco drive.
2008 Five pole skew wound. Loco drive.
2009 Five pole skew wound. Loco drive.
2010 Five pole skew wound. Loco drive.
2011 Five pole skew wound. Loco drive.

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1984 £35.75
1985 £39.25
1988 £49.97
1989 £54.90
1994 £67.10
1996 £69.99
1998 £74.99
1999 £79.99
2000 £79.99
2002 £86.50
2005 £99.99

Catalogue Images (22)

R.077 - Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 1984
R.077 Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 1984

R.077 - Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 1985
R.077 Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 1985

R.327 - Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 1988
R.327 Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 1988

R.327 - Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 1989
R.327 Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 1989

R.304 - Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 1993
R.304 Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 1993

R.304 - Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 1994
R.304 Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 1994

R.304 - Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 1996
R.304 Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 1996

R.304 - Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 1997
R.304 Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 1997

R.304 - Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 1998
R.304 Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 1998

R.2059 - Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 1999
R.2059 Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 1999

R.2059 - Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 2000
R.2059 Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 2000

R.2059 - Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 2001
R.2059 Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 2001

R.2059 - Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 2002
R.2059 Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 2002

R.2059 - Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 2003
R.2059 Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 2003

R.2339 - Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 2004
R.2339 Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 2004

R.2339 - Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 2005
R.2339 Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 2005

R.2339 - Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 2006
R.2339 Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 2006

R.2339 - Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 2007
R.2339 Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 2007

R.2339 - Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 2008
R.2339 Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 2008

R.2339 - Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 2009
R.2339 Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 2009

R.2339 - Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 2010
R.2339 Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 2010

R.2339 - Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 2011
R.2339 Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard - 2011


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