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Hornby R3993 – LNER A4 Class No. 4490 Empire of India

Hornby R3993 – LNER A4 Class No. 4490 Empire of India. Built in June 1937, Empire of India was one of the A4s destined to haul LNER’s new ‘Coronation’ express.

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Hornby R3993 – LNER A4 Class No. 4490 Empire of India

Built in June 1937, ‘Empire of India’ was one of the A4s destined to haul LNER’s new ‘Coronation’ express service. From new it was liveried in garter blue and paired with a corridor tender to allow crew changes between London and Edinburgh. Under Edward Thompson 1946, re-numbering scheme ‘Empire of India’ became No. 11, and later 60011 under British Railways in 1948. The locomotive was fitted with a double chimney in 1958 and was withdrawn in 1964.

Tech Specs

  • Length – 36.2 cm
  • Height – 5.8cm
  • Width – 11.2cm
  • Colour – Blue
  • DCC Status – DCC Ready, 21 pin socket
  • Operator – LNER
  • Designer – Sir Nigel Gresley
  • Wheel Configuration – 4-6-2
  • Livery – LNER Blue
  • Minimum Curve – Radius 2
  • Motor – 5 Pole Skew wound
  • Class – A4 Class

Additional information

Condition

New

DCC

21 Pin Socket, DCC Ready

Era

3 – Grouping – 1923-1947

Gauge

OO

Manufacturer

Manufacturers Code

R3993

Model Type

Ready to Run

Operating Company

LNER

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