Model Details

Commonwealth GM Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust)

Australia
GM12

Commonwealth GM Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust)

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

Model: Commonwealth GM Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust)
Running Number: GM12
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: GM Class
GM Class
Designer: General Motors
Class Information: Commonwealth Railways, Australia
Weight: 114 tons
Purpose: Mixed Traffic
Wheel Arrangement: CO-CO
CO-CO
Model Information: Australian release.
* 2,550 solo models produced and 9,950 in sets.
Models Produced: * 12,500
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1977a

1978a

1977a

1978a
Company: Commonwealth - Commonwealth Railways
Logo: Commonwealth Crest
Logo Years: ---
Commonwealth Railways
Livery: Commonwealth Maroon
Commonwealth Maroon
Livery Details: Maroon with silver stripe.
Company Information: ---

Model Ranking:
Current: 379 - September 2017
Previous: 373 - August 2017
Movement: (-6)

Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1977a R.318 1977a
Commonwealth GM Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust)
1978a R.318 1978a
Commonwealth GM Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust)

Train Sets Included In (1)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1977a 1978a Trans-Australia 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.
1978a Released in Australia only. Working headlight.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1977a Ringfield
1978a Ringfield

Catalogue Images (2)

R.318 - Commonwealth GM Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust) - 1977a
R.318 Commonwealth GM Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust) - 1977a

R.318 - Commonwealth GM Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust) - 1978a
R.318 Commonwealth GM Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust) - 1978a


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