Model Details

Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

U.K.
56003

Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

Years Released: 2008 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 1 year.

Model: Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive
Running Number: 56003
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.2751X is DCC fitted.
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

2008

2008
Company: Load-Haul - Load-Haul
Logo: Load-Haul Logo
Logo Years: 1994 - 1996
Load-Haul
Livery: Load-Haul Black
Load-Haul Black
Livery Details: Black with orange lower cabsides.
Company Information: Load-Haul was a railfreight operator based in the north east of the United Kingdom.

Model Ranking:
Current: 3341 - November 2017
Previous: 2813 - October 2017
Movement: (-528)

Model Year Details (1)

YEAR CAT MODEL
2008 R.2751 2008
Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

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Model Catalogue Information

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

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
2008 Five pole skew wound.

Catalogue Images (1)

R.2751 - Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 2008
R.2751 Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 2008


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