Model Details

Class A4 Locomotive - Silver Link

U.K.
2509

Class A4 Locomotive - Silver Link

Years Released: 1990 1991 1992 1993 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 4 years.

Model: Class A4 Locomotive - Silver Link
Running Number: 2509
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: London and North Eastern Railway special silver/grey livery of 1935-1937 to mark the Silver Jubilee of King George V.
Length - 11 7/16 inches - 29.1cm.
* 3,000 solo models produced and 4,000 in sets.
Models Produced: * 7,000
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1990 1991 1992 1993

1990 1991 1992 1993
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. Silver & Grey
L.N.E.R. Silver & Grey
Livery Details: Silver with grey lining and 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: 542 - July 2017
Previous: 313 - June 2017
Movement: (-229)

Model Year Details (4)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1990 R.312 1990
Class A4 Locomotive - Silver Link
1991 R.312 1991
Class A4 Locomotive - Silver Link
1992 R.312 1992
Class A4 Locomotive - Silver Link
1993 R.312 1993
Class A4 Locomotive - Silver Link

Train Sets Included In (1)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1992 1993 Silver Jubilee Train Set

Related Service Sheets (2)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
117A 4-6-2 Loco Class A4 June 1992
117A (Back) 4-6-2 Loco Class A4 - Back June 1992

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1991 Tender powered by Type 5 ringfield motor. The first four A4 locos were painted silver/grey to mark the Silver Jubilee of King George V in 1935. Suitable for use with LNER Teak coaches.
1992 Silver Link was one of the first four A4 locomotives which were painted silver/grey to mark the Silver Jubilee of King George V in 1935. Tender powered by Type 5 ringfield motor. For use with LNER Teak coaches.
1993 The late 1930s were a time when streamlining was much the vogue. Gresleys version for the A4 class of locos was handsome and workmanlike. Tender powered by Type 5 ringfield motor. For use with coaches R.477 and R.478.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1990 Type 5 Ringfield
1991 Type 5 Ringfield
1992 Type 5 Ringfield
1993 Type 5 Ringfield

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1992 £68.60

Catalogue Images (4)

R.312 - Class A4 Locomotive - Silver Link - 1990
R.312 Class A4 Locomotive - Silver Link - 1990

R.312 - Class A4 Locomotive - Silver Link - 1991
R.312 Class A4 Locomotive - Silver Link - 1991

R.312 - Class A4 Locomotive - Silver Link - 1992
R.312 Class A4 Locomotive - Silver Link - 1992

R.312 - Class A4 Locomotive - Silver Link - 1993
R.312 Class A4 Locomotive - Silver Link - 1993


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