Model Details

Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

U.K.
56119

Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

Years Released: 1999 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 1 year.

Model: Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive
Running Number: 56119
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.2107C shown.
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

1999

1999
Company: Transrail - Transrail
Logo: Transrail Logo
Logo Years: 1994 - 1996
Transrail
Livery: Transrail 2-Tone Grey
Transrail 2-Tone Grey
Livery Details: Light grey upper panel with lighter grey lower panel. Yellow cab ends with black window trimmings.
Company Information: Transrail was a freight company formed in 1994, and was based in South West England, Wales, the North West and Scotland. In 1996 the company was amalgamated with others to form EWS.

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Model Year Details (1)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1999 R.2107A 1999
Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

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YEAR MOTOR
1999 Ringfield

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R.2107A - Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 1999
R.2107A Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 1999


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