Flying Scotsman locomotive, gauge 0, BR 60103 (Corgi Bassett-Lowke)

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Flying Scotsman locomotive, gauge 0, BR 60103 (Corgi Bassett-Lowke)

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Arch Three , Area 1
1930s Model Railway Layout

A rather nice dark green BR 4-6-2 gauge 0 locomotive 60103 Flying Scotsman and tender, made by (Corgi) Bassett-Lowke .

"Corgi" Bassett-Lowke

This loco was made after Corgi had bought the Bassett-Lowke name, and used it to produce classic "retro" soldered-tinplate locomotives. Although some of the "Corgi Bassett-Lowke" production was felt by gauge 0 aficionados to be slightly disappointing, this loco is rather nice, and was produced during C-B-L's "nice" period.

Corgi in turn were then bought by Hornby.


The locomotive is configured and liveried as Flying Scotsman was during her days at British Rail, which is also how the loco currently appears at the National Railway Museum (in 2016) – rebuilt as an A3, in "Brunswick Green", with two chimneys and elongated banjo steam dome, and a pair of high-mounted smoke deflectors.

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