Model Details

Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

U.K.
56013

Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

Years Released: 2007 2008 2009 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 3 years.

Model: Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive
Running Number: 56013
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.
R.2645X is DCC fitted.
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

2007 2008 2009

2007 2008 2009
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.

Model Ranking:
Current: 2064 - March 2017
Previous: 1605 - February 2017
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Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT MODEL
2007 R.2645 2007
Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive
2008 R.2645 2008
Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive
2009 R.2645 2009
Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
2007 Twin bogie drive, pick-ups on all wheels.
2008 Twin bogie drive, pick-ups on all wheels.
2009 Twin bogie drive, pick-ups on all wheels.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
2007 Five pole skew wound.
2008 Five pole skew wound.
2009 Five pole skew wound.

Catalogue Images (3)

R.2645 - Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 2007
R.2645 Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 2007

R.2645 - Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 2008
R.2645 Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 2008

R.2645 - Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 2009
R.2645 Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 2009


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