Model Details

Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

U.K.
56082

Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

Years Released: 2011 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 1 year. (Model may have been released after 2011)

Model: Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive
Running Number: 56082
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.
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

2011

2011
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: 3815 - July 2017
Previous: 3513 - June 2017
Movement: (-302)

Model Year Details (1)

YEAR CAT MODEL
2011 R.3050 2011
Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
2011 Twin bogie drive, pick-ups on all wheels.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
2011 Five pole skew wound.

Catalogue Images (1)

R.3050 - Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 2011
R.3050 Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive - 2011


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