Hornby is all about creating the most detailed working models of railway locomotives including icons of steam such as the Gresley ‘A4’ 4-6-2. In February 2018 4464 Bittern arrived at the former Margate factory, now owned by Locomotive Storage Ltd, for storage following expiry of its boiler certificate. Here it poses in the background behind a Hornby ‘OO’ gauge model of the same ‘Pacific’. Airfix is


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