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Transcontinental A Unit Diesel (Aust)

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4008

Transcontinental A Unit Diesel (Aust)

Years Released: 1962a 1965a 1966a 1967a (Model Year pages)
Model released for 4 years.

Model: Transcontinental A Unit Diesel (Aust)
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: TRANSAUSTRALIAN RAILWAYS printed on both sides of locomotive.
Length - 7 7/8 inches.
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

1962a 1965a

1966a 1967a

1962a 1965a

1966a 1967a
Company: T.R. - Transcontinental
Logo: T.R. Shield
Logo Years: ---
Transcontinental
Livery: T.R. Silver & Red TransAustralia
T.R. Silver & Red TransAustralia
Livery Details: Silver with red upper panels around windows.
Company Information: Tri-ang Railways company name given to worldwide outline models.

Model Ranking:
Current: 714 - September 2020
Previous: 588 - August 2020
Movement: (-126)

Model Year Details (4)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1962a R.55 1962a
Transcontinental A Unit Diesel (Aust)
1965a R.55 1965a
Transcontinental A Unit Diesel (Aust)
1966a R.55 1966a
Transcontinental A Unit Diesel (Aust)
1967a R.55 1967a
Transcontinental A Unit Diesel (Aust)

Train Sets Included In (1)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1966a 1967a Southern Aurora Set (Aust)

Related Service Sheets (3)

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

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Catalogue Images (4)

R.55 - Transcontinental A Unit Diesel (Aust) - 1962a
R.55 Transcontinental A Unit Diesel (Aust) - 1962a

R.55 - Transcontinental A Unit Diesel (Aust) - 1965a
R.55 Transcontinental A Unit Diesel (Aust) - 1965a

R.55 - Transcontinental A Unit Diesel (Aust) - 1966a
R.55 Transcontinental A Unit Diesel (Aust) - 1966a

R.55 - Transcontinental A Unit Diesel (Aust) - 1967a
R.55 Transcontinental A Unit Diesel (Aust) - 1967a


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