Hornby R3701

BR, A4 Class, 4-6-2, 60028 ‘Walter K Whigham’ - Era 4

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Era
Era 4 (1948 to 1956) British Railways Early Crest

Manufacturer description
Entering traffic on 20 March, 1937 as 4487 Sea Eagle, the locomotive was allocated to Gateshead and Haymarket sheds until 9 May, 1939, moving to Kings Cross for the duration of the Second World War.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3701
GTIN:
5055286655357
RRP:
£169.99
Release date:
2019

Model details

Colour
Blue
Coupling
NEM
DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Pristine
Gauge
OO
Livery
Express Blue
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 Pole Skew wound
Name
Walter K. Whigham
Running number
60028

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
A4 Class
Operator
British Railways
Motive power
Steam
Wheel arrangement
4-6-2
Max speed
90 mph
Designer
Sir Nigel Gresley
Ordered by
London & North Eastern Railway
Built
March 1937
Built by
London & North Eastern Railway
Built at
Doncaster
Total produced
35
Length of service
25 years
Withdrawn
December 1962

* 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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