What is a 5 inch LNER A4?

What is a 5 inch LNER A4?

LNER A4 Mallard 4468 – 5 Inch This 5” gauge LNER A4 came in for new pistons and valves, as well as new injectors and pipework. This work transformed the power output of the locomotive and the efficiency, water and coal consumption.

Are there any A4s finished in 5 gauge?

A4s were finished in many colours during their lifetimes. MIchael Breeze has produced a detailed design for A4 Sir Nigel Gresley in 5” gauge, along with many other classic locos from the LNER. Castings are available.

When will the LNER A4 be made?

The LNER A4 will be the subject of a single batch production with completion planned for September 2020. Once the batch is sold there will be no further deliveries of this model for a number of years. This is a complex model and we have presently booked sufficient factory capacity for the production of just 20 models.

What is an A4 class train?

The A4 class was designed by Sir Nigel Gresley in 1935, instantly recognizable with their streamlined casing. Thirty-five were built for passenger service on the East Coast Main Line out of Kings Cross, via York.