Hornby LNER 4-6-4 Class W1 Hush Hush British Enterprise 10000 R3841


LOCOMOTIVE W1 BRAND NEW (part of a one owner retailers collection later DCC ready engines)

BOX & PACKAGING AS NEW (possibility of superficial surface rubbing to outer sleeve through storage and handling complete with un-opened accessories and paperwork)

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Offering a superb NEW 00 gauge locomotive especially developed by “Hornby Model Railways” as part of their latest DCC Ready Series. This locomotive is the LNER 4-6-4 Class W1 Hush Hush British Enterprise 10000.  Complete, UN-OPENED which includes usual packaging instruction sheet accessories and picture sleeve!

The LNER W1 No. 10000 (also known as the Hush-Hush due to its secrecy) was an experimental steam locomotives fitted with high pressure water-tube boiler. Nigel Gresley, was impressed by the results of using high-pressure steam in marine applications and so in 1924 he approached Harold Yarrow of shipyard and boilermakers Yarrow & Company of Glasgow to design a suitable boiler for a railway locomotive, based onthe Yarrow’s own design.

The experimental Gresley W1 No. 10000 “Hush-Hush” was the only 4-6-4 tender locomotive to run in Britain.

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