To commemorate the 80th anniversary of A4 Pacific No 4468 Mallard breaking the steam traction world speed record on July 3, 1938, Hornby has brought out a £299.99 anniversary pack (R3612) in a limited edition of 1260 models with 18-carat gold plating on the running gear and other metal parts, a wooden plinth with 18-carat gold plated rails and a reproduction world speed record plaque.
Other Hornby models of Mallard are the Railroad version (R3371), a normal version (R3676) and a Mallard Pullman train set (R1212).
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