Model Details

Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

U.K.
56100

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: 56100
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: Load-Haul - Load-Haul
Logo: Load-Haul Logo
Logo Years: 1994 - 1996
Load-Haul
Livery: Load-Haul Black
Load-Haul Black
Livery Details: Black with orange lower cabsides.
Company Information: Load-Haul was a railfreight operator based in the north east of the United Kingdom.

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Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1998 R.2074 1998
Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive
1999 R.2074 1999
Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1998 Loadhaul, which commenced operation in 1996, was taken over by EWS in the same year. Loadhaul liveried Class 56s are nonetheless still much in evidence, engaged in general freight duties.
1999 Loadhaul, which commenced operation in 1996, was taken over by EWS in the same year. You still see Loadhaul liveried Class 56s, however, doing the usual Class 56 work.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1998 Ringfield
1999 Ringfield

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1998 £49.50
1999 £49.50

Catalogue Images (2)

R.2074 - Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 1998
R.2074 Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 1998

R.2074 - Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 1999
R.2074 Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 1999


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