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Class 25 Diesel Electric Locomotive


Class 25 Diesel Electric Locomotive

Years Released: 1999 2000 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 2 years.

Model: Class 25 Diesel Electric Locomotive
Running Number: D7596
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 25 (Type 2)
Class 25 (Type 2)
Designer: British Railways
Class Information: An elaboration of the earlier Class 24 design also built with Sulzer power plants, the Class 25 saw minor appearance differences with both modest speed and horsepower increases. Numerous Class 25 locomotives primarily saw service on the Midland and Scottish Regions of British Railways. They also saw service on the Western Region as interim replacements for the Class 35 Hymek locomotives upon withdrawal in 1972. More...
Weight: 72 tons
Purpose: Light Passenger & Freight
Wheel Arrangement: BO-BO
Model Information: Length - 200mm.
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

1999 2000

1999 2000
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.

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Model Year Details (2)

1999 R.2121 1999
Class 25 Diesel Electric Locomotive
2000 R.2121 2000
Class 25 Diesel Electric Locomotive

Related Service Sheets (1)

215 Class 25 Locomotive May 2000

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Model Catalogue Information

1999 Class 25 is back in the catalogue, with a new running number and a detailed change to the early sixties green livery (blue body stripe is this time grey). Originally named Type 2s, there were some 327 Class 25s built for goods and passenger services throughout the UK in the period 1961 to 1978. Model is powered by a ringfield motor.
2000 Earlier versions of the Class 25s were built with connecting doors at each end to facilitate multiple working. Later introductions did not have this feature allowing larger centre windows to be fitted. Originally named Type 2s there were some 327 in the class which were built for goods and passenger working during the period 1961-1978. Powered by a ringfield motor, the model benefits in appearance with the application of precision printing and blackened wheels.

Motor Information

1999 Ringfield
2000 Ringfield

Price List

1999 £38.50

Catalogue Images (2)

R.2121 - Class 25 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 1999
R.2121 Class 25 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 1999

R.2121 - Class 25 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 2000
R.2121 Class 25 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 2000

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