Hornby R3086

LNER, A1 Class, 4-6-2, 4472 'Flying Scotsman' - Era 3

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Prototype Era
Era 3 (1923 to 1947) The Big Four (LNER, LMS, GWR and SR)

Manufacturer description

Britaina's™ love affair with the Flying Scotsman is showing no sign of slowing down, especially since the iconic high speed steam train underwent a £4.2m restoration to get it back on the tracks for 2016. Now you can own a slice of model railways history with one of these iconic miniature trains which are finely detailed and just like the original design by Sir Nigel Gresley. Hornby is delighted to offer No. 4472 "the Flying Scotsman” as part of our expanding collection of DCC ready model trains designed by the late, great steam engineer Sir Nigel Gresley. Now available as a Hornby Railroad locomotive, this version of Flying Scotsman model train is perfect for younger railway modelers because of its robust yet clean and attractive detailing. Add this world famous locomotive to your model railway track layout and celebrate a timeless classic adored by train enthusiasts ever since being built at Doncaster Works by LNER for £7,944 back in 1923. Produced under license for SCMG Enterprises Ltd © SCMGE.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3086
RRP:
£110.99
Release date:
2012

Model details

Colour
Green
Coupling
NEM
DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Painted
Gauge
OO
Livery
Apple/Doncaster Green, Lined (Silver)
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
3 Pole
Name
Flying Scotsman
Running number
4472

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
Class A1
Operator
LNER
Motive power
Steam
Wheel arrangement
4-6-2
Designer
Sir Nigel Gresley
Built
1922-1935
Total produced
52

* 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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