Model Details

Transcontinental Diesel Locomotive

Canada
4008

Transcontinental Diesel Locomotive

Years Released: 1958 1959 1960 1960a 1961 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 4 years.

Model: Transcontinental Diesel Locomotive
Running Number: 4008
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: F7 Class
F7 Class
Designer: General Motors Electro-Motive Div.
Class Information: First Generation diesel-electric F-Class locomotives designed and built between 1939 and 1960 by General Motors Electro-Motive Div. (EMD) are considered the most successful of the diesel pioneer projects in North America , with the F7 being the most numerous of all design variants. More...
Weight: 104 tons
Purpose: Mixed Traffic
Wheel Arrangement: BO-BO
BO-BO
Model Information: TRI-ANG RAILWAYS printed on both sides of locomotive.
Length - 7 7/8 inches.
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

1958 1959 1960 1960a 1961

1958 1959 1960 1960a 1961
Company: T.R. - Transcontinental
Logo: T.R. Shield
Logo Years: ---
Transcontinental
Livery: T.R. Silver & Red
T.R. Silver & Red
Livery Details: Silver with red upper panels around windows.
Company Information: Tri-ang Railways company name given to worldwide outline models.

Model Ranking:
Current: 480 - December 2020
Previous: 585 - November 2020
Movement: (+105)

Model Year Details (4)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1958 R.55 1958
Transcontinental Diesel Locomotive
1959 R.55 1959
Transcontinental Diesel Locomotive
1960 R.55 1960
Transcontinental Diesel Locomotive
1960a R.55 1960a
Transcontinental Diesel Locomotive
1961 R.55 1961
Transcontinental Diesel Locomotive

Train Sets Included In (3)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1960 1961 Transcontinental Passenger Train Set
1958 1959 Transcontinental Train Set (Diesel Freight)
1958 1959 Transcontinental Train Set (Diesel Passenger)

Related Service Sheets (4)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
12 Power Bogies And Lamp Mountings April 1957
12b Power Bogies - R.55, R.155, R.159, R.253 January 1960
5a Locomotive Bogies & Pony Trucks January 1960
6 Chassis & Bogies - R.55 November 1955

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Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1961 52/6

Catalogue Images (4)

R.55 - Transcontinental Diesel Locomotive - 1958
R.55 Transcontinental Diesel Locomotive - 1958

R.55 - Transcontinental Diesel Locomotive - 1959
R.55 Transcontinental Diesel Locomotive - 1959

R.55 - Transcontinental Diesel Locomotive - 1960
R.55 Transcontinental Diesel Locomotive - 1960

R.55 - Transcontinental Diesel Locomotive - 1960a
R.55 Transcontinental Diesel Locomotive - 1960a

R.55 - Transcontinental Diesel Locomotive - 1961
R.55 Transcontinental Diesel Locomotive - 1961


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Hornby Triang Railways R159 - Transcontinental Diesel Loco Working Lights! Plus - Auction

Location: East Grinstead, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £20.00 GBP
Time Left: 0d 7h 25m 6s
Bids: 1
TRI-ANG. RAILWAYS 00 TRANSCONTINENTAL DOUBLE ENDED DIESEL - Auction

Location: Huntingdon, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £30.00 GBP
Time Left: 0d 11h 17m 9s
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TRIANG TC R155 YELLOW BO-B0 DIESEL DUMMY SWITCHER 7005 transcontinental GC C1960 - Store Inventory

Location: Southampton, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £43.40 GBP
Time Left: 1d 3h 41m 58s
Bids: 0
TRIANG R55 R57 DIESEL EARLY BLACK COW CATCHER SKIRT PILOT transcontinental 1958 - Store Inventory

Location: Southampton, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £17.40 GBP
Time Left: 2d 2h 54m 35s
Bids: 0
Triang R257 Transcontinental Diesel double end power car non power bogie - Store Inventory

Location: London, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £8.99 GBP
Time Left: 2d 4h 0m 33s
Bids: 0
TRIANG R57 SILVER & RED FLASH DUMMY DIESEL LOCO 1959 transcontinental GC - Store Inventory

Location: Southampton, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £26.40 GBP
Time Left: 2d 5h 14m 15s
Bids: 0
Triang Railways 00 Gauge Transcontinental Double Ended Diesel Locomotive - Auction

Location: Atherstone, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £10.00 GBP
Time Left: 2d 8h 26m 24s
Bids: 1
Triang Transcontinental Diesel Locomotive No. 4008 & 3 Triang Coaches - Store Inventory

Location: St. Austell, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £40.00 GBP
Time Left: 5d 15h 3m 22s
Bids: 0
TRIANG TC R155 YELLOW BO-B0 DIESEL SWITCHER BODY 7005 transcontinental CRACKED - Store Inventory

Location: Southampton, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £19.40 GBP
Time Left: 9d 2h 17m 4s
Bids: 0
TRIANG R159 R250 BLACK DOUBLE ENDED DIESEL FUEL TANK GC transcontinental - Store Inventory

Location: Southampton, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £19.40 GBP
Time Left: 9d 2h 48m 27s
Bids: 0
TRIANG TC R55 R57 BO-B0 DIESEL BODY MATT GREY transcontinental GC + 2 horns - Store Inventory

Location: Southampton, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £17.40 GBP
Time Left: 9d 3h 26m 51s
Bids: 0
TRIANG R159 TRANSCONTINENTAL TC YELLOW DIESEL SWITCHER LOCOMOTIVE 5007 BOXED ny - Store Inventory

Location: Warwick, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £189.50 GBP
Time Left: 11d 9h 56m 37s
Bids: 0
TRIANG R155 YELLOW BO-B0 DIESEL SWITCHER 7005 transcontinental GC C1960 - Store Inventory

Location: Southampton, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £63.40 GBP
Time Left: 14d 8h 48m 18s
Bids: 0
Tri-ang Transcontinental R55 and R57 Diesel Loco and Dummy; Two R24/25 Coaches - Fixed Price

Location: Sandy, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £150.00 GBP
Time Left: 16d 5h 38m 39s
Bids: 0
Triang R55 BB Transcontinental Diesel Body - Spares or Repairs - Fixed Price

Location: Thetford, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £13.00 GBP
Time Left: 16d 12h 3m 56s
Bids: 0
TRIANG HORNBY TRANSCONTINENTAL DIESEL LOCO CHASSIS - Store Inventory

Location: Winsford, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £29.75 GBP
Time Left: 17d 4h 12m 4s
Bids: 0
TRIANG R155 DIESEL TC SERIES SWITCHER RED BOX ONLY 7005 transcontinental 1960 - Store Inventory

Location: Southampton, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £35.40 GBP
Time Left: 17d 7h 47m 6s
Bids: 0
TRIANG R155 B0-B0 DIESEL YELLOW SWITCHER POWER BOGIE 1962 transcontinental GC - Store Inventory

Location: Southampton, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £31.55 GBP
Time Left: 18d 5h 45m 1s
Bids: 0
TRIANG TC R159 R250 BO-B0 DIESEL BODY MATT GREY transcontinental GC - Store Inventory

Location: Southampton, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £16.40 GBP
Time Left: 19d 2h 23m 59s
Bids: 0
TRIANG R250 BLUE YELLOW DIESEL LOCO TR CRESTS 1962 transcontinental DUMMY UNIT B - Store Inventory

Location: Southampton, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £42.40 GBP
Time Left: 20d 7h 12m 5s
Bids: 0
TRIANG TC R159 R250 BO-B0 BLUE DIESEL BODIES SPARES REPAIR transcontinental - Store Inventory

Location: Southampton, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £17.55 GBP
Time Left: 21d 5h 47m 48s
Bids: 0
TRI-ANG BLUE-YELLOW TRANSCONTINENTAL DOUBLE ENDED DIESEL POWERED MODEL R159 - Store Inventory

Location: Kings Langley, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £39.99 GBP
Time Left: 21d 8h 56m 50s
Bids: 0
TRIANG R55 DIESEL POWER BOGIE & LIGHT 1960 GC transcontinental EARLY COUPLING - Store Inventory

Location: Southampton, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £29.80 GBP
Time Left: 22d 5h 15m 28s
Bids: 0
TRIANG TC R55 R57 R155 DIESEL LATER BLACK TRAILING BOGIE transcontinental 1962 - Store Inventory

Location: Southampton, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £11.40 GBP
Time Left: 22d 7h 12m 39s
Bids: 0
TRIANG TC R55 R57 R155 DIESEL EARLY BLACK TRAILING BOGIE transcontinental 1958 - Store Inventory

Location: Southampton, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £11.40 GBP
Time Left: 22d 7h 13m 59s
Bids: 0
Rare orange Tri-ang Transcontinental diesel loco 1404 & its 2 matching coaches - Fixed Price

Location: Rotherham, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £70.00 GBP
Time Left: 23d 7h 31m 19s
Bids: 0
TRIANG TC R57 RED CAB & SILVER 4008 DUMMY DIESEL LOCO C 1960 transcontinental - Store Inventory

Location: Southampton, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £32.80 GBP
Time Left: 26d 4h 9m 57s
Bids: 0
Tri-ang 00 Gauge Transcontinental Double Ended Diesel Battery Cover metal - Fixed Price

Location: Alresford, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £20.00 GBP
Time Left: 26d 4h 46m 40s
Bids: 0
TRIANG TC R159 R250 BLUE ROOF for DOUBLE ENDED DIESEL LOCO GC transcontinental - Store Inventory

Location: Southampton, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £10.40 GBP
Time Left: 27d 2h 53m 55s
Bids: 0
TRIANG R55 R57 R155 DIESEL LOCO CENTRAL FUEL TANK GC C 1958 transcontinental - Store Inventory

Location: Southampton, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £9.40 GBP
Time Left: 27d 3h 28m 31s
Bids: 0
TRIANG R155 TRANSCONTINENTAL BO-BO DIESEL BODY SHELL Nr 7005 - SPARES or REPAIR - Store Inventory

Location: United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £19.99 GBP
Time Left: 27d 4h 19m 35s
Bids: 0
TRIANG TRANSCONTINENTAL CURRENT PICK UP 4 WHEEL DIESEL LOCOS R55 R155 157 etc - Store Inventory

Location: Southampton, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £13.80 GBP
Time Left: 28d 2h 58m 39s
Bids: 0
TRIANG R.155 TRANSCONTINENTAL DIESEL SWITCHER 7005 - Store Inventory

Location: Southport, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £74.95 GBP
Time Left: 28d 6h 10m 59s
Bids: 0
TRIANG R55 B-B DIESEL TC SERIES RED BOX 1960 transcontinental good solid cond. - Store Inventory

Location: Southampton, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £27.79 GBP
Time Left: 29d 4h 53m 14s
Bids: 0
OO Gauge Triang R155 Diesel Switcher Transcontinental 7005 - Fixed Price

Location: Grantham, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £43.00 GBP
Time Left: 29d 5h 53m 55s
Bids: 0
TRIANG R58 B - B DIESEL B UNIT TC SERIES RED BOX & INSERTS 1959 transcontinental - Store Inventory

Location: Southampton, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £34.40 GBP
Time Left: 30d 3h 51m 51s
Bids: 0
TRIANG DIESEL POWER BOGIE & WIRES transcontinental R257 R159 R155 R55 TENSION LK - Store Inventory

Location: Southampton, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £32.40 GBP
Time Left: 30d 4h 33m 52s
Bids: 0
TRIANG R55 R57 SINGLE CAB DIESEL RARE FRAGILE GLAZING 1958 transcontinental - Store Inventory

Location: Southampton, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £14.80 GBP
Time Left: 30d 22h 44m 14s
Bids: 0

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Tri-ang Railway RS.34 DIESEL PASSENGERS SET TRANSCONTINENTAL MINT BOX #6 - Store Inventory

Location: Canada
Condition: Used
Current Price: $269.99 USD
Time Left: 1d 15h 21m 50s
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Tri-ang Railway RS.34 DIESEL PASSENGERS SET TRANSCONTINENTAL MINT BOX #8 - Store Inventory

Location: Canada
Condition: Used
Current Price: $269.99 USD
Time Left: 2d 9h 39m 58s
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Triang Hornby R155 CN Transcontinental ALCO Diesel Switcher Canadian National - Store Inventory

Location: Canada
Condition: Used
Current Price: $74.99 USD
Time Left: 11d 0h 3m 52s
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Tri-Ang Hornby R155 CN Transcontinental ALCO Diesel Switcher CN In Box Untested - Fixed Price

Location: Sweet Grass, MT, USA
Condition: Used
Current Price: $55.00 USD
Time Left: 16d 11h 34m 25s
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TRI-ANG OO GAUGE R.352 TRANSCONTINENTAL BUDD RAIL DIESEL CAR #31018 -B - Store Inventory

Location: Hacienda Heights, CA, USA
Condition: Used
Current Price: $209.49 USD
Time Left: 17d 7h 14m 36s
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Location: Hacienda Heights, CA, USA
Condition: Used
Current Price: $209.49 USD
Time Left: 17d 7h 14m 37s
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