A1 Class 4472 Flying Scotsman entered traffic in February 1923 as LNER No. 1472, being allocated initially to Doncaster.
Renumbered as 4472 in March 1924, the locomotive was also renumbered as No. 502 and No. 103 before entering Doncaster workshops in November 1946 for rebuilding as an A3.
In 1949 the locomotive was repainted into British Railways’ experimental blue livery.
DCC Type: DCC Ready
Period: Era 4 (1948 – 1956)
Operator/Livery: Early BR, Experimental Blue
Class: A3 Class
Designer: Sir Nigel Gresley
Entered Service: 1923
Minimum Curve: R2 (Second Radius)
Motor: 5 Pole Skew Wound
Wheel Configuration: 4-6-2