Hornby R3977

BR, Thompson Class A2/2, 4-6-2, 60502 'Earl Marischal' - Era 5

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Era
Era 5 (1957 to 1966) British Railways Late Crest

Manufacturer description
Upon becoming Chief Mechanical Engineer of the LNER, Thompson sought to create an unstreamlined, mixed traffic version of Gresley's A4 Pacific locomotives. Being unable to secure permission to construct new locomotives, Thompson decided to rebuild the 2-8-2 P2 Class locomotives as the new A2/2 Class.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3977
RRP:
£209.99
Release date:
2021

Model details

Colour
Green
DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Pristine
Gauge
OO
Livery
Lined Green with Late Crest
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 Pole Skew wound
Name
Earl Marischal
Running number
60502

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
London & North Eastern Railway A2/2
Operator
BR
Motive power
Steam
Wheel arrangement
4-6-2
Designer
Thompson
Built
1934-1936
Total produced
6

* 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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