OO Gauge Bachmann 58744BE Gordon The Express Engine (Thomas & Friends)


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OO GaugeBachmann58744BE Gordon The Express EngineBrand new model from our new Yorkshire shop Highlights moving eyes realistic resemblance to the character in the series compatible with OO/HO gauge track and model railways DCC ready (NOT Fitted) 3+ compliant  suitable for young Thomas & Friends(TM)  fans  Meet GordonGordon is a blue 4-6-2 ('Pacific' wheel arrangement) steamengine with the number 4 painted on his tender. Gordon first appeared inthe 1st book in Reverend Wilbert Awdry's The Railway Series, entitled 'TheThree Railway Engines,' in 1945 and two other books in the series are dedicatedto him, No.8 'Gordon the Big Engine' and No.31 'Gordon the High Speed Engine.'He pulls the express coaches used on fast trains. All of the locomotives in The Railway Series are based onreal historical engines; Gordon is believed to be based on a Gresley pacificprototype, which was never built but for which plans exist, as he is a 4-6-2similar to the Flying Scotsman, an LNER A3 class locomotive.

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