Model Details

Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

U.K.
56113

Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

Years Released: 2001 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 1 year.

Model: Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive
Running Number: 56113
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.
Image not available, image for R.2235A shown.
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

2001

2001
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Logo
Logo Years: 1965 - 1997
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Blue Large Logo
B.R. Blue Large Logo
Livery Details: Rail blue with yellow cab and black window trimming, with large logo.
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.

Model Ranking:
Current: 3485 - October 2020
Previous: 2808 - September 2020
Movement: (-677)

Model Year Details (1)

YEAR CAT MODEL
2001 R.2235B 2001
Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

Model Photos & Notes (0)

Add Photo or Note

Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
2001 A veritable workhorse of the BR system the 56’s, some of which were built under licence in Romania, were first introduced in 1976. This particular Hornby model is based on a Doncaster built Class 56 and is in the BR corporate blue livery of the late '80s. Powered by a ringfield motor.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
2001 Ringfield

Catalogue Images (1)

R.2235B - Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 2001
R.2235B Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 2001


Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive on ebay UK

Collector Guide ebay Search System

Search For: '(hornby, tri-ang, triang) br class 56'
Ending Soonest

ITEMDETAILS
HORNBY RE PAINTED BR FERTIS CLASS 56 DIESEL LOCOMOTIVE 56078 BOXED nt - Store Inventory

Location: Warwick, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £149.50 GBP
Time Left: 2d 7h 34m 22s
Bids: 0
Hornby R3473 BR Railfreight, Class 56, Co-Co, 56108 - Era 8 Locomotive - - Fixed Price

Location: United Kingdom
Condition: New
Current Price: £188.67 GBP
Time Left: 2d 7h 48m 49s
Bids: 0
Hornby R2106 Transrail Dutch livery 56049 BR class 56 diesel locomotive OO gauge - Auction

Location: Leicester, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £49.00 GBP
Time Left: 5d 12h 11m 30s
Bids: 0
HORNBY RE PAINTED BR BLUE CLASS 56 DIESEL LOCOMOTIVE 56132 FINA ENERGY nt - Store Inventory

Location: Warwick, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £89.50 GBP
Time Left: 6d 7h 15m 42s
Bids: 0
Hornby R3473 BR Railfreight, Class 56, Co-Co, 56108 - Era 8 Locomotive - - Fixed Price

Location: Leicester, United Kingdom
Condition: New
Current Price: £179.98 GBP
Time Left: 6d 21h 57m 22s
Bids: 0
Hornby R3473 BR Railfreight, Class 56, Co-Co, 56108 - Era 8 Locomotive - Elec... - Fixed Price

Location: United Kingdom
Condition: New
Current Price: £216.99 GBP
Time Left: 9d 10h 1m 49s
Bids: 0
Hornby R2253 Class 56 56123 in BR Large Logo Blue Livery. Excellent, Boxed - Fixed Price

Location: Grimsby, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £89.95 GBP
Time Left: 13d 14h 7m 0s
Bids: 0
HORNBY RAILWAYS MODEL No.R.2075A BR CLASS 56 No.56105 Co-Co "E.W & S LIVERY " - Store Inventory

Location: Grange-Over-Sands, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £85.00 GBP
Time Left: 16d 11h 8m 1s
Bids: 0
HORNBY 00 GAUGE - R2235G - BR LARGE LOGO CLASS 56 ELLINGTON COLLIERY 56131 - Store Inventory

Location: Bradford, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £64.99 GBP
Time Left: 20d 4h 54m 52s
Bids: 0
HORNBY BR CLASS 56 EMPTY BOX ONLY - No.1 - Store Inventory

Location: Winsford, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £19.75 GBP
Time Left: 22d 12h 32m 43s
Bids: 0
HORNBY 'OO' GAUGE R3052 BR SUB SECTOR CO-CO CLASS 56 037 DIESEL ELECTRIC LOCO - Fixed Price

Location: Sheffield, United Kingdom
Condition: Used
Current Price: £139.50 GBP
Time Left: 25d 6h 25m 47s
Bids: 0
Hornby R3473 BR Railfreight, Class 56, Co-Co, 56108 - Era 8 Locomotive - - Fixed Price

Location: Bangor, United Kingdom
Condition: New
Current Price: £176.82 GBP
Time Left: 28d 10h 50m 37s
Bids: 0
Hornby R2752 BR Class 56 56032 Sir De Morgannwg County of South Glamorgan NEW - Fixed Price

Location: United Kingdom
Condition: New
Current Price: £139.95 GBP
Time Left: 29d 12h 24m 14s
Bids: 0

Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive on ebay US

Collector Guide ebay Search System

Search For: '(hornby, tri-ang, triang) br class 56'
Ending Soonest

ITEMDETAILS
Hornby R3473, BR Railfreight, Class 56, Co-Co, 56108 - Era 8 - Store Inventory

Location: Hong Kong
Condition: New
Current Price: $172.04 USD
Time Left: 26d 0h 39m 20s
Bids: 0

Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive on ebay Australia

Collector Guide ebay Search System

Search For: '(hornby, tri-ang, triang) br class 56'
Ending Soonest

ITEMDETAILS
No results returned...

Top 6 Models

1. Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman
2. Class A1 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman
3. Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth
4. Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard
5. Open Wagon
6. Class 57XX Pannier Tank Locomotive

View the latest full Model Rankings.


Random Model

1962
Budd Rail Diesel Car - Transcontinental - Non Powered
Budd Rail Diesel Car - Transcontinental - Non Powered


Database

11,328 yearly Items over 57 Years.
4,069 individual Items.
3,707 Models.
362 catalogued Train Sets.
156 Train Packs.
820 Steam Locomotives.
497 Diesel Locomotives.
1,082 Passenger Coaches.
1,152 Freight Wagons.


Another Guide


Scalextric Collector Guide


More Reading


Spare Parts

Spare Parts in Australia
Melbourne Model Raceway