Hornby R3736

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

Manufacturer catalogue image

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

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3736
DCC:
DCC Ready (8-pin socket)
Livery:
LNER, Apple Green
Category:
Steam locomotives
Release Date:
July 2019
RRP:
£209.99

A1 Class 4472 Flying Scotsman entered traffic on 24 February, 1923, unnamed, as LNER No. 1472. Selected as the LNER's presitige exhibit for the forthcoming British Empire Exhibition at Wembley, 1472 emerged from Doncaster Works on 2 March, 1924 with the Company's Coat-of-Arms adorning the cabside, a new number; 4472 and named as Flying Scotsman. On 1 May, 1928, and fitted with a Corridor Tender, Flying Scotsman undertook the first non-stop run from London to Edinburgh.

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