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: 295 - February 2017
Previous: 535 - January 2017
Movement: (+240)

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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