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Era 3 (1923 to 1947) The Big Four (LNER, LMS, GWR and SR)
The London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) Edinburgh to Aberdeen route had steep gradients and tight curves and the express passenger service was usually worked by a double header of two small engines. To overcome this situation, Nigel Gresley, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the LNER began designing a new locomotive at the LNER Doncaster Works in 1932.
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
London & North Eastern Railway P2
* 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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