Model Details

Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

U.K.
56038

Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

Years Released: 2002 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 1 year.

Model: Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive
Running Number: 56038
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.2288A shown.
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

2002

2002
Company: EWS - English, Welsh and Scottish Railway
Logo: EWS Logo
Logo Years: 1996 - 2007
English, Welsh and Scottish Railway
Livery: EWS Maroon & Yellow
EWS Maroon & Yellow
Livery Details: Maroon with yellow stripe.
Company Information: EWS is the largest British rail freight company, formed after the break-up of British Rail.

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Model Year Details (1)

YEAR CAT MODEL
2002 R.2288 2002
Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
2002 A familiar sight as they work between pits and power stations with ‘merry-go-round' trains of 1000 tonnes or more. Built by BREL at Crewe or under license in Romania, these locomotives were designed for heavy freight duties, a task for which they are more than well suited .The Hornby model in the striking EWS livery is powered by a ringfield motor and collects current from all driven bogie wheels.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
2002 Ringfield

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
2002 £51.00

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R.2288 - Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 2002
R.2288 Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 2002


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