LNER Class A4 4498 Sir Nigel Gresley
London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) A4 Class number 4498 (original), 7 (LNER 1946) and 60007 (BR), named Sir Nigel Gresley is a preserved British steam locomotive.
Built for the LNER in 1937, and the 100th Gresley pacific built. It was originally numbered 4498. It is a 4-6-2 locomotive to the same design by Sir Nigel Gresley as the more famous Mallard. It is the holder for the post-war steam record speed of 112mph gained on the 23 May 1959 and carries a plaque to that effect.
It is now preserved at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway and is undergoing restoration to working order. It is owned by The Sir Nigel Gresley Locomotive Preservation Trust Ltd.
Sir Nigel Gresley beautifully detailed and hand finished, this powerful piece will delight all those who are lucky enough to see it
Sir Nigel Gresley Coal Model on Plinth with Name Plate