Hornby have produced a re-tooled version of the popular and iconic LMS Class 8P 'Streamlined Coronation' locomotive in OO gauge. Three versions showcase both LMS coronation blue and LMS crimson lake liveries. The model aims to bring the streamlined members of the class up to the same standard as Hornby's models of the non-streamlined locomotives.
The locomotives feature:
R3639 - "Streamlined Coronation" 6244 "King George VI" in LMS crimson lake - £139.50 BARGAIN (RRP: £189.99)
R3677 - "Streamlined Coronation" 6229 "Duchess of Hamilton" in LMS crimson lake - as preserved - £139.50 BARGAIN (RRP: £189.99)
R3681 - 6241 "City of Edinburgh" In LMS post-war lined black - £144 BARGAIN (RRP: £204.99)
R3682 - 46225 "Duchess of Gloucester" in BR express passenger blue - £144 BARGAIN (RRP: £204.99)
R3715 - Class 8P 'Streamlined Coronation' 4-6-2 6224 "Princess Alexandra" in LMS coronation blue - £171.00
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38 Coronation class locomotives were built between 1937 and 1948 at Crewe Works, intended for use on express services on the WCML between London and Glasgow. The class achieved the British steam speed record in 1937, hitting 114mph before being beaten by LNER's Class A4 'Mallard' the following year.
(Information via Wikipedia)
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