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GresleyA4 no.4498, Sir Nigel Gresley

GresleyA4 no.4498, Sir Nigel Gresley

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Published by Ian Allan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gresley, Nigel, -- Sir, -- 1876-1941.,
  • Locomotives -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited on behalf of the A4 Locomotive Society Ltd by Julian Riddick.
    SeriesGreat preserved locomotives -- 2
    ContributionsRiddick, Julian., A4 Locomotive Society.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ603.4.G7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15153973M
    ISBN 100711013764
    OCLC/WorldCa12804990

    Gresley A4 ‘Wild Swan’ stands in Grantham loco yard on the 5th April David Percival, the railway journalist and author, celebrated his 75th Birthday on the 24th September. I . Model: Class A4 Locomotive - Sir Nigel Gresley Running Number: 7 Category: Steam Locomotives Locomotive Class: Class A4 Designer: Sir Nigel Gresley Class Information: Class A4 locomotives were introduced in as part of a modern streamlined train named Silver Jubilee. One member of the class; Mallard achieved the authenticated world speed .

    - The Class A4 is a class of streamlined steam locomotive designed by Nigel Gresley for the London and North Eastern Railway in Their streamlined design gave them high-speed capability as well as making them instantly recognisable, and one of the class, Mallard, holds the world record as the fastest steam locomotive. Thirty-five of the class were 20 pins. Sir Nigel Gresley is the only A4 class locomotive which is owned by a charitable Trust and always welcomes new members - so you can become part-owner of an A4! We publish a magazine 'Chime' for members four times a year, with news of the loco and plenty of photographs and articles about the loco's past, and other matters of railway interest.

    Sir Nigel Gresley updated their cover photo. 15 hrs I am posting this photograph of ‘Empire of India’ on the turntable at Eastfield shed (65A) Glasgow, for the benefit of a group of southern GN spotters (me included) who thought the locomotive was a mythical invisible beast related to the ers: K.   Sir Nigel Gresley’s tender is actually Flying Scotsman’s. Obtained in for the A4 and still in use; When SNGLT bought the engine off British Railways in , it had a full overhaul and obtained the wheels from sister A4 Miles Beevor in addition to the boiler of Silver King; Read more about Sir Nigel Gresley the locomotive engineer.


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As with the earlier LNER A4 Pacifics, it was built with a single chimney and side valances covering the wheels which were later removed to improve maintenance access. I want Sir Nigel Gresley as No. I hope at the Llangollen Railway that Sir Nigel Gresley will be restored to full working and repainted and garter blue livery as L.N.E.R.

— Preceding unsigned comment added by18 July (UTC). Description. Sir Nigel Gresley (A4 Pacific) last ran in BR service in the mid s after which it was purchased for preservation by the A4 Locomotive was unusually, overhauled and restored to LNER garter blue livery as No.

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