Model Year Details

1996 - Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 1961 - 1963

U.K.
60103

Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 1961 - 1963

Model: Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 1961 - 1963 (Overall Model page)
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: 1961 - 1963
Length - 11 1/2 inches - 29.3cm.
Models Produced: * 7,350
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
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.
Year: 1996
Catalogue Number: R.078
Year Information: Always a popular locomotive when seen in the apple green of the LNER, however, even in the more austere BR green livery of the later days of steam and with the double chimney and German style smoke deflectors added it still conveys a certain regal presence. Suitable for coaches R.400 and R.448.
Model Motor: Type 5 Ringfield
Publication: Hornby Railways - 42nd Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 42nd Edition
Hornby Railways - 42nd Edition
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UK Price List: £69.99
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Model Year Details (5)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1993 R.078 1993
Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 1961 - 1963
1994 R.078 1994
Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 1961 - 1963
1995 R.078 1995
Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 1961 - 1963
1996 R.078 1996
Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 1961 - 1963
1997 R.078 1997
Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman - 1961 - 1963

Related Service Sheets (1)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
204 4-6-2 Class A1/A3 Locomotive February 1998

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