Model Details

Steeple Cab Locomotive

Canada

Steeple Cab Locomotive

Years Released: 1959 1961 1962 1963 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 4 years.

Model: Steeple Cab Locomotive
Running Number: None
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: 0-4-0 Steeple Cab
0-4-0 Steeple Cab
Designer: Tri-ang Railways
Class Information: After “Rocket” won the Rainhill Trials in 1829 the future of railway steam technology was entrenched for many years to come. Innovations in design continued to keep pace with increased demand, but one negative of steam propulsion could not be ignored; the safety aspects of steam locomotives in confined areas such as tunnels. The earliest practical solution to over-come this problem came in the form of over-head electrical propulsion. By 1895, a 675-Volt DC was devised by General Electric for working the 1-1/4mile Howard Street tunnel adjacent to the new passenger railway terminal in Baltimore, Maryland in the United States. More...
Purpose: Mixed Traffic
Wheel Arrangement: 0-4-0
0-4-0
Model Information: Operates either from the track or, at the flick of a switch, from the overhead wires.
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

1959 1961 1962 1963

1959 1961 1962 1963
Company: T.R. - Transcontinental
Logo: T.R. Shield
Logo Years: ---
Transcontinental
Livery: T.R. Various
T.R. Various
Livery Details: Various liveries based on Canadian and Australian outline railways.
Company Information: Tri-ang Railways company name given to worldwide outline models.

Model Ranking:
Current: 340 - February 2017
Previous: 468 - January 2017
Movement: (+128)

Model Year Details (4)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1959 R.254 1959
Steeple Cab Locomotive
1961 R.254 1961
Steeple Cab Locomotive
1962 R.254 1962
Steeple Cab Locomotive
1963 R.254 1963
Steeple Cab Locomotive

Related Service Sheets (8)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
19 Chassis, Motor, Pantographs Etc. - R.252, R.254 January 1960
19 (Addendum) Chassis, Motor, Pantographs Etc. - R.252, R.254 with Addendum January 1961
OPSS1 Overhead Power Supply System - Page 1 & 2 1961
OPSS2 Overhead Power Supply System - Page 3 & 4 1961
OPSS3 Overhead Power Supply System - Page 5 & 6 1961
OPSS4 Overhead Power Supply System - Page 7 & 8 1961
OPSS5 Overhead Power Supply System - Page 9 & 10 1961
OPSS6 Overhead Power Supply System - Page 11 & 12 1961

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1959 Early TR lettering.
1961 TR lettering.
1962 Tri-ang Railways logo circle.
1963 Tri-ang Railways shield.

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1961 36/-
1962 36/-

Catalogue Images (4)

R.254 - Steeple Cab Locomotive - 1959
R.254 Steeple Cab Locomotive - 1959

R.254 - Steeple Cab Locomotive - 1961
R.254 Steeple Cab Locomotive - 1961

R.254 - Steeple Cab Locomotive - 1962
R.254 Steeple Cab Locomotive - 1962

R.254 - Steeple Cab Locomotive - 1963
R.254 Steeple Cab Locomotive - 1963


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