Model Details

Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

U.K.
56058

Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

Years Released: 1998 1999 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 2 years.

Model: Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive
Running Number: 56058
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 56 (Type 5)
Class 56 (Type 5)
Designer: British Rail
Class Information: During the early 1970’s the need for more powerful dedicated heavy freight diesel-electric motive power led to the development of the Class 56 in order to haul the newly introduced Merry-Go-Round dedicated coal traffic. The Class 56 was to be the first newly designed diesel in 15-years and was first of the second generation diesels used by British Rail. The Class 56 was nick-named “Grids” due to the expanded metal mesh grille located at cab ends. More...
Weight: 126 tons
Purpose: Heavy Freight
Wheel Arrangement: CO-CO
CO-CO
Model Information: Length - 254mm.
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

1998

1999

1998

1999
Company: EWS - English, Welsh and Scottish Railway
Logo: EWS Logo
Logo Years: 1996 - 2007
English, Welsh and Scottish Railway
Livery: EWS Maroon & Yellow
EWS Maroon & Yellow
Livery Details: Maroon with yellow stripe.
Company Information: EWS is the largest British rail freight company, formed after the break-up of British Rail.

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Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1998 R.2075 1998
Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive
1999 R.2075 1999
Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1998 The livery of the English, Welsh & Scottish Railway Company (EWS) first appeared on the tracks in 1996. EWS uses the Class 56 to haul freight. Ringfield motor.
1999 The livery of the English, Welsh & Scottish Railway Company (EWS) first appeared on the tracks in 1996 and the company quickly took over a number of rival freight operators. EWS Class 56s do the same work as the Transrail locomotives, hauling freight in general and coal MGRs in particular. Ringfield motor.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1998 Ringfield
1999 Ringfield

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1998 £49.50
1999 £49.50

Catalogue Images (2)

R.2075 - Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 1998
R.2075 Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 1998

R.2075 - Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 1999
R.2075 Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 1999


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