Sir Nigel Gresley 4498 streamlined A4 locomotive, three-rail (Hornby Dublo D1)

From The Brighton Toy and Model Index
Exhibit

Sir Nigel Gresley 4498 streamlined A4 locomotive, three-rail (Hornby Dublo D1)

Sir Nigel Gresley loco LNER 4498, Hornby Dublo EDLT1, profile (HBoT 1939).jpg (i)
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location:
Arch Four , Area 37
Hornby Wall (display)
Shelf 7


The three-rail electric version of the pre-war A4 streamlined Hornby Dublo Passenger Train D1 (LNER), Sir Nigel Gresley 4468

The locomotive is on shelf seven of the Hornby Wall Display, emerging from a prewar Dublo station, and hauling a two coach articulated unit.

The clockwork version of the loco is on show above it as part of the DP1 train set (boxed).

Catalogue artwork

1938: Hornby Dublo EDP1 Sir Nigel Gresley
1939: Hornby Dublo EDLT1 Sir Nigel Gresley


Box graphics

DP1 box label


The original locomotive

The Sir Nigel Gresley was named after the designer of the A4 Class, when it was realised that number 4498 was going to be the hundredth Gresley-designed "Pacific" locomotive to be built. The loco is preserved.

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