This is a Hornby R3835 00 gauge model of BR Thompson A2/3 Pacific 60523 Sun Castle, in BR Green with the late crest. The A2/3 Pacifics came into existence as a result of a war time need to simplify and standardise the LNER Locomotive fleet, the design of the A2/3 pacifics was based on the rebuilt P2 locomotives, albeit with a number of modifications. The first A2/3 was built in 1946, just a month before Edward Thompsons retirement. 60523 Sun Castle entered traffic in August 1947 at Kings Cross, moving to Leeds Copley Hill on the 30th May 1948.
The diagram 118 boiler was fitted at a works visit in Feb/March 1958, by which time Sun Castle was back on the east coast mainline, variously allocated to New England, Grantham and Doncaster sheds. Motor 5 Pole Skew Wound Minimum radius 438mm (Rad 2). This item is in the category "Collectables\Model Railways & Trains\Railways & Trains\Locomotives". The seller is "50029renown" and is located in this country: GB.This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.