LNER, A4 Class, 4-6-2, 4493 'Woodcock' - Era 3
4493 Woodcock entered traffic on July 26, 1937, allocated to Gateshead, where for six months the locomotive was used on mundane duties, unless an engine failed on one of the LNER 'glamour' trains.
A brief allocation to Doncaster in January 1938 was followed by a move to Kings Cross on February 25th, from where Woodcock was to operate until June 1963 when it moved to New England; being withdrawn from there in October.
DCC Type: DCC Ready
Period: Era 3 (1923 - 1947)
Operator/Livery: LNER Apple Green
Designer: Sir Nigel Gresley
Entered Service: 1937
Minimum Curve: 2nd Radius + (438mm)
Motor: 5 Pole Skew Wound. Loco Drive