Hornby R4964

LMS, Stanier D1902 Coronation Scot 65' RFO, 7507 - Era 3

Manufacturer catalogue image

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

Manufacturer description
In response to the London & North Eastern Railway's 'Coronation' sets which were hauled by their A4 Pacific locomotives, the London, Midland, Scottish Railway Board announced the advent of a similar train, the 'Coronation Scot', to run over their route. This would be covering the 4 miles between Euston and Glasgow in 6 hours, at an average of 61.7 miles an hour. The train ran non-stop between Euston and Carlisle, covering the 299.1 miles in 4 hours, 43 minutes at an average speed of 63.4 mph which, in 1937, was the longest booked run at over 60 mph in the world.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R4964
RRP:
£47.99
Release date:
2020

Model details

Colour
Blue
Finish
Painted
Gauge
OO
Livery
Caledonian Blue
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Running number
7507

Prototype information

Coach type
London, Midland & Scottish Railway PIII
Operator
LMS
TOPS classification
RFO (Restaurant First Open)
Designer
Sir William Stanier

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