Hornby R3991

BR, A3 Class, 4-6-2, 60103 'Flying Scotsman' (diecast footplate and flickering firebox) - Era 4

Manufacturer catalogue image

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

Manufacturer description
As the first steam locomotive to achieve an official 100mph run back in November 1934, this high-speed steam locomotive is instantly recognisable and has become an icon of British railway engineering. A1 Class 4472 'Flying Scotsman' entered traffic on the 24th of February 1923, unnamed, as LNER No. 1472. Selected as the LNER's prestige exhibit for the forthcoming British Empire Exhibition at Wembley, 1472 emerged from Doncaster Works on the 2nd of March 1924 with the Company's Coat-of-Arms adorning the cabside, a new number; 4472 and named as 'Flying Scotsman'.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3991
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 Early Emblem
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 Pole Skew wound
Name
Flying Scotsman
Running number
60103

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
London & North Eastern Railway A3
Operator
BR
Motive power
Steam
Wheel arrangement
4-6-2
Designer
Gresley
Built
1922-1935
Total produced
78

* 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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