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Era 5 (1957 to 1966) British Railways Late Crest
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.
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Lined Green with Late Crest
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
London & North Eastern Railway A2/2
* 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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