Hornby R30086

British Railways, Peppercorn Class A1, 4-6-2, 60163 ‘Tornado’ - Era 11

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Era
Era 11 (2016 to 2021) Current Era

Manufacturer description
In 1990 a group of like-minded people came together in the belief that they could construct from new, a Peppercorn Class A1 Pacific locomotive. The first steam locomotive built in the United Kingdom since 'Evening Star' in 1960 and it would be built to meet modern safety and certification standards to enable it to run on mainline connected heritage railways. After a period of nearly 20 years the dream became a reality on the 29th July 2008 when locomotive No. 60163 'Tornado' moved under its own power at Darlington.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R30086
RRP:
£104.99
Release date:
2021

Model details

Gauge
OO
Colour
Green
DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Pristine
Livery
Lined Green with Late Crest
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
3 pole & flywheel
Running number
60163

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
Peppercorn A1
Operator
A1 Steam Locomotive Trust
Motive power
Steam
Wheel arrangement
4-6-2
Max speed
100 mph
Designer
A1 Steam Locomotive Trust
Built
1948-1949
Total produced
50

* Class names often change over the lifespan of a locomotive, so this is not necessarily the class name used by the operator in the period modelled.

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