Model Year Details

2000 - Class A4 Locomotive - Kestrel

U.K.
4485


Class A4 Locomotive - Kestrel

Model: Class A4 Locomotive - Kestrel (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 4485
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 - Length 291mm.
Models Produced: ---
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.
Year: 2000
Catalogue Number: R.2154
Year Information: Another L.N.E.R. classically designed loco built at the Doncaster Works. Kestrel was fitted with a corridor tender so that it could be used on the lucrative non stop expresses from London to Scotland, and remained in the L.N.E.R. garter blue livery form 1937 until 1942. In 1947 Kestrel was re-named Miles Beevor and was once more painted garter blue. The model fairly bristles with fine detail and incorporates the ringfield motor in the tender. Suitable for second radius curves or greater.
Model Motor: Ringfield (located in the tender)
Publication: Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Sixth Edition 2000 - Millennium Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 46th Edition
Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Sixth Edition 2000 - Millennium Edition
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UK Price List: £79.99
Aust Price List: ---
Can Price List: ---

Model Ranking:
Current: 1445 - July 2019
Previous: 1940 - June 2019
Movement: (+495)

Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
2000 R.2154 2000
Class A4 Locomotive - Kestrel
2001 R.2154 2001
Class A4 Locomotive - Kestrel

Related Service Sheets (2)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
217 A3 - A4 Super Detail May 2000
217B A3 - A4 Super Detail February 2001

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