Model Details

V.R. S Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust)

Australia
S311 or S315

V.R. S Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust)

Years Released: 1977a 1978a (Model Year pages)
Model released for 2 years.

Model: V.R. S Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust)
Running Number: S311 or S315
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: V.R. S Class
V.R. S Class
Designer: Clyde/General Motors
Class Information: Victorian Railways, Australia. Class introduced 1957.
Weight: 120 tons
Purpose: Mixed Traffic
Wheel Arrangement: CO-CO
CO-CO
Model Information: Australian release.
* 3,500 solo models produced and 9,250 in sets.
Models Produced: * 12,550
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1977a

1978a

1977a

1978a
Company: V.R. - Victorian Railways
Logo: Victorian Railways Logo
Logo Years: 1960s & 1970s
Victorian Railways
Livery: V.R. Blue
V.R. Blue
Livery Details: Blue with yellow lining.
Company Information: Victoria, Australia

Model Ranking:
Current: 184 - April 2020
Previous: 135 - March 2020
Movement: (-49)

Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1977a R.317 1977a
V.R. S Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust)
1978a R.317 1978a
V.R. S Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust)

Train Sets Included In (1)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1977a 1978a Express Freight Set (Aust)

Related Service Sheets (5)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
105 6 Wheel Powered Bogies June 1978
105 (Back) 6 Wheel Powered Bogies - Back June 1978
HR1978 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Front) 1978
HR1978 (Back) Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Back) 1978
HR1978 C3 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Class 5) 1978

Model Photos & Notes (0)

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1977a Released in Australia only. Working headlight, alternative name and number sheet included for S311 Sir Ferdinand von Mueller and S315 Sir Charles Gavin Duffy.
1978a Released in Australia only. Working headlight, alternative name and number sheet included for S311 Sir Ferdinand von Mueller and S315 Sir Charles Gavin Duffy.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1977a Ringfield
1978a Ringfield

Catalogue Images (2)

R.317 - V.R. S Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust) - 1977a
R.317 V.R. S Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust) - 1977a

R.317 - V.R. S Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust) - 1978a
R.317 V.R. S Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust) - 1978a


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