A4 ‘Sir Nigel Gresley’

Probably my best recording of an A4 chime. The loco Sir Nigel Gresley was the 100th built Gresley Pacific and was completed in 1937, built by the London and North Eastern Railway.

All the A4s have a distinctive chime whistle. Recorded on 27th November 2010 using a handheld Olympus LS-5. A windy and cold day.

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More information about this engine from The Sir Nigel Gresley Locomotive Preservation Trust.

Comments 8

  1. Dino A. Martin wrote:

    Hi,
    great recording ! i have been looking around for a while for something like this. Is there any way the audio file can be downloaded ?
    Cheers,
    Dino A. Martin

    Posted 02 May 2011 at 5:31 pm
  2. admin wrote:

    mail me contact(a)field-recording.org.uk

    Posted 14 May 2011 at 8:11 pm
  3. Ian R wrote:

    Great recording of the A4 chime, any chance of me obtaining a sound file to use as a ringtone?

    Posted 10 Sep 2012 at 8:29 am
  4. Ken wrote:

    Truly a superb recording of that haunting chime – any chance of a download for a ringtone ?

    Posted 28 May 2013 at 6:26 pm
  5. Jamie Wareham wrote:

    Hi great sound recording of SNG’s chime whistle. Great fan of the A4′s wonderful locos. Is there any chance of a copy of the sound file to use as a ringtone please?

    Regards, Jamie

    Posted 14 Aug 2013 at 10:16 am
  6. jim Mcleod wrote:

    Hi as above any chance of the sound file to use as ring tone
    best regards Jim

    Posted 30 Aug 2013 at 2:39 pm
  7. martin wrote:

    Any chance of using this as a android ring tone/notification?
    Thanks

    Posted 30 Aug 2013 at 9:09 pm
  8. admin wrote:

    I’ve sent you a copy by email.

    Posted 02 Sep 2013 at 8:52 am

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