Hornby's Gresley 'W1' 4-6-4

It’s here! Hornby’s brand-new model of the unique Gresley ‘W1’ 4-6-4 in original condition arrived in December, and is already in short supply. MIKE WILD inspects one of the most eagerly anticipated models from Hornby for 'OO' gauge. Read our full review and watch our video showcasing the model in action on Topley Dale.

A MODEL LIKE this would have been unthinkable not that long ago –a model which represents a class of one with a working life span of just six years. That locomotive is Sir Nigel Gresley’s outstanding ‘Hush-Hush’ 4-6-4 10000 – the only 4-6-4 tender engine ever to run on the British railway network.

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