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Class 37 Diesel Electric Locomotive


Class 37 Diesel Electric Locomotive

Years Released: 1997 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 1 year.

Model: Class 37 Diesel Electric Locomotive
Running Number: 37371
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 37 (Type 3)
Class 37 (Type 3)
Designer: English Electric Company
Class Information: Nicknamed “tractors” due to their distinctive exhaust sound the all-purpose diesel-electric Type 3 / Class 37 locomotive were conceived as part of the British Railways Modernisation Plan. These versatile machines were introduced to the Eastern Region in 1960. Members of the class eventually saw service in many capacities from humble freights to inter-regional express passenger primarily on the Eastern Region, Western Region, and in Scotland. Although vastly reduced in numbers, variants of the class were still operational in 2010. More...
Weight: 105 tons
Purpose: Heavy Freight & Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: CO-CO
Model Information: Length - 252mm.
Models Produced: ---
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Company: Mainline - Mainline Freight
Logo: Mainline Logo
Logo Years: 1994 - 1996
Mainline Freight
Livery: Mainline Blue
Mainline Blue
Livery Details: Aircraft blue with a silver bodyside stripe. Large rolling wheels logo with Mainline branding.
Company Information: Mainline Freight was a freight company formed in 1994, and was based in the South-East of England. In 1996 the company was amalgamated with others to form EWS.

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Model Year Details (1)

1997 R.2012 1997
Class 37 Diesel Electric Locomotive

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Model Catalogue Information

1997 Mainline livery of 1994 onwards, here on one of the Class 37 locomotives that Mainline uses for general freight haulage to all areas of the UK. The Class 37 was first introduced to service in 1960, and there have been 37 variants. This one features the centrally fitted, blanked headcode display. Successive batched of this locomotive will be produced with different running numbers. A ringfield motor provides the power.

Motor Information

1997 Ringfield

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R.2012 - Class 37 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 1997
R.2012 Class 37 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 1997

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