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LNER A4 Argent Icon Shop Loco
LNER A4 Argent
Type Icon Shop Loco (Steam)
Power 8 Icon Power
Tax 14,700 Gold
Dispatch XP 710 XP
Set LNER Cargo II (+1740%)
OCU Not required
Offer Information
Offer Type Offer Date Cost Buy XP Level Restrictions
Icon Shop SO Special 2 Aug 2019 10,000,000 Gold 110,066 XP 90 Limit 2
Icon Shop VO Vintage 12 Feb 2020 8,500,000 Gold 110,066 XP 70 Limit 3
Number 4468 Mallard is a London and North Eastern Railway Class A4 4-6-2 Pacific steam locomotive built at Doncaster, England in 1938. While in other respects a relatively typical member of its class, it is historically significant for being the holder of the official world speed record for steam locomotives. Mallard is the holder of the official world speed record for steam locomotives at 125.88 mph (202.58 km/h). The record was achieved on 3 July 1938 on the slight downward grade of Stoke Bank south of Grantham on the East Coast Main Line, and the highest speed was recorded at milepost 90ΒΌ, between Little Bytham and Essendine. It broke the German (DRG Class 05) 002's 1936 record of 124.5 mph (200.4 km/h).
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