A1 Class 4472 Flying Scotsman entered traffic on 24 February, 1923, unnamed, as LNER No. 1472. Selected as the LNER's presitige exhibit for the forthcoming British Empire Exhibition at Wembley, 1472 emerged from Doncaster Works on 2 March, 1924 with the Company's Coat-of-Arms adorning the cabside, a new number; 4472 and named as Flying Scotsman. On 1 May, 1928, and fitted with a Corridor Tender, Flying Scotsman undertook the first non-stop run from London to Edinburgh.

Technical Specification & Detail

Length 293mm
DCC Type DCC Ready
Period Era 3 (1923 - 1947)
Operator/Livery LNER, Apple Green
Class A1 Class
Designer Sir Nigel Gresley
Entered Service 1923
Minimum Curve R2
Motor 5 Pole Skew Wound
Wheel Configuration 4-6-2

(HOR-R3736)

SKU HOR-R3736
Barcode # 5055286655654
Brand Hornby

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