Entering traffic on March 3, 1938, complete with Kylchap double blastpipe and chimney, 4468 'Mallard' was first allocated to Doncaster, where the locomotive stayed until October 10, 1943, when it moved to Grantham.
The move to Kings Cross came on April 11, 1948, complete with corridor tender, where Mallard remained until being withdrawn to a life of preservation on April 25, 1963.
Hornby is the UK’s leading model railway brand. Its high quality 00 gauge models (1:76) are slightly bigger than H0 (1:87), but will run on the same gauge track.
Detailed scale model. Not suitable for children under 14 years.Please refer to the safety notes in the enclosed instruction leaflet. Colours and contents may differ from those illustrated. Please retain these details and the address for future reference.
Technical Specification & Detail
|DCC Type||DCC Ready|
|Period||Era 3 (1923 - 1947)|
|Operator/Livery||LNER, Garter Blue|
|Designer||Sir Nigel Gresley|
|Minimum Curve||2nd Radius + (438mm)|
|Motor||5 Pole Skew Wound. Loco Drive|