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Western Class 52 Diesel Hydraulic Locomotive - Western Yeoman

U.K.
D1035

Western Class 52 Diesel Hydraulic Locomotive - Western Yeoman

Years Released: 1992 1993 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 2 years.

Model: Western Class 52 Diesel Hydraulic Locomotive - Western Yeoman
Running Number: D1035
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 52 (Type 4) Western
Class 52 (Type 4) Western
Designer: British Railways
Class Information: These unique diesel hydraulic express passenger locomotives were originally classified by British Railways as Type 4 and later reclassified Class 52 under TOPS. In 1959, as part of British Railways modernisation plan, these locomotives were key elements in the plan set forth by the British Transport Commission to completely replace steam traction through-out the Western Region. More...
Weight: 109 tons
Purpose: Express Passenger & Heavy Freight
Wheel Arrangement: C-C
C-C
Model Information: Length - 10 5/8 inches - 27.1cm.
Models Produced: * 1,750
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1992 1993

1992 1993
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Late Crest
Logo Years: 1956 - 1967
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Green
B.R. Green
Livery Details: Brunswick green with orange and black lining with yellow lettering.
Company Information: British Railways came into existence in 1948 when the dominating four British railway companies amalgamated. Steam traction on British Railways ended in 1968 and the system was re-branded as British Rail.

Model Ranking:
Current: 1516 - March 2017
Previous: 849 - February 2017
Movement: (-667)

Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1992 R.319 1992
Western Class 52 Diesel Hydraulic Locomotive - Western Yeoman
1993 R.319 1993
Western Class 52 Diesel Hydraulic Locomotive - Western Yeoman

Related Service Sheets (4)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
105 6 Wheel Powered Bogies June 1978
105 6 Wheel Powered Bogies June 1978
116 Diesel Loco Class 52 Western Courier - R.352, R.368 February 1980
116 (Back) Diesel Loco Class 52 Western Courier - R.352, R.368 - Back February 1980

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1992 74 Western locomotives were designed and built at Swindon from 1961. The model has a Type 5 ringfield motor, diecast metal cab interiors and separate wire handrails. Suitable for coaches R.428 and R.447. Western Yeoman is preserved at Severn Valley Railway.
1993 The 74 Western locomotives designed and built at Swindon, were introduced from 1961 and appeared in a variety of liveries. Western Yeoman was in green with red backed nameplates in 1964. Model powered by Type 5 ringfield motor.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1992 Type 5 Ringfield
1993 Type 5 Ringfield

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1992 £30.85

Catalogue Images (2)

R.319 - Western Class 52 Diesel Hydraulic Locomotive - Western Yeoman - 1992
R.319 Western Class 52 Diesel Hydraulic Locomotive - Western Yeoman - 1992

R.319 - Western Class 52 Diesel Hydraulic Locomotive - Western Yeoman - 1993
R.319 Western Class 52 Diesel Hydraulic Locomotive - Western Yeoman - 1993


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