Hornby R3993 LNER, A4 Class, 4-6-2, 4490 ‘Empire of India’

Original price was: £217.99.Current price is: £196.19.

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Hornby DR3993 LNER, A4 Class, 4-6-2, 4490 ‘Empire of India’

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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 The locomotive was fitted with a double chimney in 1958 and was withdrawn in 1964.

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