brand new 00 gauge example especially developed by “Hornby Model Railways” as part of their MARGATE WORKS “LIVE STEAM” series. This locomotive is produced in L.N.E.R Green livery is named Flying Scotsman with running number 4472.
This locomotive is packaged and stored from new all accessories are still sealed! This item has been precision engineered with a special plastic body for steam powered use. Made in limited numbers the Flying Scotsman along with its sister engines are becoming harder to source!
The LNER Class A3 Pacific steam locomotive No. 4472 Flying Scotsman (originally No. 1472) was built in 1923 for the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) at Doncaster Works to a design of H.N. Gresley. It was employed on long-distance express trains on the LNER and its successors, British Railways Eastern and North-Eastern Regions, notably on the 10am London to Edinburgh Flying Scotsman train service after which it was named.