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Class 29 Diesel Electric Locomotive


Class 29 Diesel Electric Locomotive

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

Model: Class 29 Diesel Electric Locomotive
Running Number: D6129
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 29
Class 29
Designer: North British
Class Information: Class 29 locomotives were all rebuilds of earlier Class 21, introduced as part of British Railways Diesel Pilot Scheme. Class 21 and the later 29 locomotives are considered one of the least successful first generation diesels. More...
Weight: 73 tons
Purpose: Passenger & Freight
Wheel Arrangement: BO-BO
Model Information: Length - 218mm.
Models Produced: ---
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Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Logo
Logo Years: 1965 - 1997
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Blue
B.R. Blue
Livery Details: Rail blue with yellow cab ends.
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 (1)

2001 R.2238A 2001
Class 29 Diesel Electric Locomotive

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Model Catalogue Information

2001 The Class 29's spent most of their working life north of the border in Scotland. This Hornby example is that of a Class 29 in the blue livery of the 1970's. The model has pick-ups on all axles and is powered by a ringfield motor.

Motor Information

2001 Ringfield

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R.2238A - Class 29 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 2001
R.2238A Class 29 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 2001

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