Hornby Railways “City of Edingurgh” LMS Streamlined Coronation Class R2270


LMS BLACK CORONATION CLASS 4-6-2 BRAND NEW (ex-shop stock originally direct from manufacturers)

BOX PACKAGING AS NEW (lightest handling / storage marks to be expected includes unopened accessories and paperwork)

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A brand new 00 gauge example especially commissioned by Hornby as part of their SUPER DETAIL series This locomotive in LMS BLACK livery is named City of Edinburgh with running number 6241. Complete in every respect to include cealed accessories picture card and paperwork.

The London Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) Coronation Class is a class of express passenger steam locomotives designed by William Stanier. They were an enlarged version of the LMS Princess Royal Class. Several examples were originally built as streamlined, though this was later removed.

The non-streamlined locomotives were often referred to as Duchesses, though to engine-men they were often known as Big Lizzies. They were the most powerful passenger steam locomotives ever to be built for the British railway network, estimated at 3300 horsepower and making them far more powerful than the diesel engines that replaced them. The first five locomotives, Nos. 6220–6224, were built in 1937 at Crewe.


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