BR, A3 Class, 4-6-2, 60103 ‘Flying Scotsman’ Brunswick Green with TTS Sound - Era 11

BR, A3 Class, 4-6-2, 60103 ‘Flying Scotsman’ Brunswick Green with TTS Sound - Era 11

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BR, A3 Class, 4-6-2, 60103 ‘Flying Scotsman’ Brunswick Green with TTS Sound - Era 11

£220.99

Item Code: R3508TTS

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At danger of being sold into overseas ownership, 60103 Flying Scotsman was incorporated into the National Collection in April 2004 following a successful fundraising campaign, led by the National Railway Museum, to save the locomotive.

Decisions were taken to bring the locomotive in for heavy intermediate repair in September 2004, followed in January 2006 by an eighteen month heavy general repair. For the next five years, Flying Scotsman was subject to a vicious cycle of maintenance, as each problem addressed led to the discovery of new faults. In May 2011, it was believed that the locomotive was nearing a return to steam, with just a few tests remaining to be carried out, when the discovery of cracks in the frame and horn blocks stopped progress. Faced with the choice between restoration and preservation, the National Railway Museum opted for the former and an intensive restoration programme, at the workshops of Riley & Son (E) of Bury, began.

Now fully restored and resplendent in its final British Railways livery of Brunswick Green and numbered as 60103, Flying Scotsman’s return to steam in 2016 caught the nation’s imagination, with scores of well-wishers and enthusiasts turning out to catch a glimpse of the locomotive on the mainline.

Minimum curve  Hornby 2nd radius + / 438mm+

Function list

  • F0     Headlight/rearlight
  • F1     Steam/exhaust/coasting
  • F2     Whistle 4 bursts
  • F3     Whistle 2 bursts
  • F4     Whistle short burst
  • F5     Door slamming
  • F6     Wheel slip
  • F7     Coal shovelling
  • F8     Blow down
  • F9     Safety valve
  • F10   Injector
  • F11   Cyclinder cock
  • F12   Brake
  • F13   Blower
  • F14   Guard's whistle
  • F15   Coupler clank
  • F16   Fireman's breakfast
  • F17   Toggle sound mode
  • F18   Aux lighting

Our Hornby engineers have developed a unique sound decoder that not only provides superior DCC control but also dedicated sounds associated with the locomotives that have been installed with this new sound decoder - TTS Twin Track Sound.

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y Technical Specification & Detail

Gauge 00
Length 293mm
DCC Type DCC Fitted
Operator/Livery Late BR, Lined Green
Designer Sir Nigel Gresley
Entered Service 1920s
Age Suitability 14+
Motor 5 Pole Skew Wound. Loco Drive
Wheel Configuration 4-6-2

Special Features

  • NEM Couplings

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BR Green Flying Scotsman

A great locomotive that runs really well. Be aware it comes with the front steps close to the front bogie's already attached. If you have tight bends or tricky tight sidings they will catch and pull the bogie off. I have used hot water to remove my front steps and a dremel grinder to tidy them up. Without the front steps the train runs perfectly through curved points and tight sidings.

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