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Class A4 Locomotive - Sir Nigel Gresley

U.K.
4498

Class A4 Locomotive - Sir Nigel Gresley

Years Released: 1987 1988 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 2 years.

Model: Class A4 Locomotive - Sir Nigel Gresley
Running Number: 4498
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: Locomotive only available in The Blue Streak Train Set in 1987 and 1988.
Length - 11 7/16 inches - 29.1cm.
Models Produced: * 13,600
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1987 1988

1987 1988
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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Previous: 514 - April 2017
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Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1987 R.888 1987
Class A4 Locomotive - Sir Nigel Gresley
1988 R.888 1988
Class A4 Locomotive - Sir Nigel Gresley

Train Sets Included In (1)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1987 1988 The Blue Streak Train Set

Related Service Sheets (4)

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
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

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R.888 - Class A4 Locomotive - Sir Nigel Gresley - 1987
R.888 Class A4 Locomotive - Sir Nigel Gresley - 1987

R.888 - Class A4 Locomotive - Sir Nigel Gresley - 1988
R.888 Class A4 Locomotive - Sir Nigel Gresley - 1988


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