A4 steam locomotive 60004 "William Whitelaw" in British Railways Garter blue

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A4 steam locomotive 60004 "William Whitelaw" in British Railways Garter blue

One of the most iconic locomotive of all time and certainly one of the most handsome, the A4 Locomotive was designed by Sir NigelGresley  and came into service in 1935.

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A4 steam locomotive 60004 "William Whitelaw" in British Railways Garter blue

One of the most iconic locomotive of all time and certainly one of the most handsome, the A4 Locomotive was designed by Sir NigelGresley  and came into service in 1935.

35 were made and all were named. Perhaps the most famous of all, Mallard reached speed of 126mph in 1938 and still holds the record for the worlds fastest steam train.

A4 Pacific Locomotives were in service until the 1960’s and several including Mallard survived into preservation.

Dapols fine rendition of the Post 1947 A4 includes the following.

  • Finely moulded body and tender with many separately added fine details
  • Models include tender and chimney variations
  • DCC Ready
  • Cast Wheels with fine relief and appropriate colouring
  • Dapols tender drive system that delivers power to the locomotive wheels
  • Tungsten chassis and all wheel pick up
  • Super Creep Motor for controlled pulling power with fine slow speed control
  • Finely etched name plates
  • Includes Magnetic Couplers Fitted (Standard couplers are in the accessory bag)
  • Accessory bag with spares and other added