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1993 - Class A4 Locomotive - Silver Link


Class A4 Locomotive - Silver Link

Model: Class A4 Locomotive - Silver Link (Overall Model page)
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
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
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.
Year: 1993
Catalogue Number: R.312
Year Information: 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.
Model Motor: Type 5 Ringfield
Publication: Hornby Railways - 39th Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 39th Edition
Hornby Railways - 39th Edition
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Model Year Details (4)

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)

1992 1993 Silver Jubilee Train Set

Related Service Sheets (2)

117A 4-6-2 Loco Class A4 June 1992
117A (Back) 4-6-2 Loco Class A4 - Back June 1992

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