Model Details

Dock Authority Diesel Shunter

U.K.
3

Dock Authority Diesel Shunter

Years Released: 1972 1973 1973c 1974 1975 1976 1977 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 6 years.

Model: Dock Authority Diesel Shunter
Running Number: 3
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Dock Authority
Designer: Hornby Railways
Class Information: Hornby Design
Purpose: Shunting
Wheel Arrangement: BO
BO
Model Information: A Hornby designed locomotive for operation in the confines of a dockside wharf.
Length - 3 7/16 inches.
Models Produced: * 68,000
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1972

1973 1973c

1974 1975

1976 1977

1972

1973 1973c 1974 1975

1976 1977
Company: Private - Private Owner
Logo: Various
Logo Years: ---
Private Owner
Livery: Private Owner Diesel Locomotive
Private Owner Diesel Locomotive
Livery Details: Various private owner diesel liveries.
Company Information: Private owner rolling stock from the 1800s to current times.

Model Ranking:
Current: 146 - June 2017
Previous: 83 - May 2017
Movement: (-63)

Model Year Details (6)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1972 R.253 1972
Dock Authority Diesel Shunter
1973 R.253 1973
Dock Authority Diesel Shunter
1973c R.253 1973c
Dock Authority Diesel Shunter
1974 R.253 1974
Dock Authority Diesel Shunter
1975 R.253 1975
Dock Authority Diesel Shunter
1976 R.253 1976
Dock Authority Diesel Shunter
1977 R.253 1977
Dock Authority Diesel Shunter

Related Service Sheets (4)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
61 Power Bogies - R.55, R.155, R.159, R.253 April 1968
95 Power Bogies - R.159, R.253, R.308 June 1974
HR1976 P3 Operating Instructions - Page 3 - Train Operation - 1976 1976
HR1976 P4 Operating Instructions - Page 4 - Train Operation - 1976 1976

Model Photos & Notes (0)

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1972 Working headlight.
1973 Model has a working headlight.
1973c Operating headlight.
1974 Fitted with working headlight.
1975 Fitted with working headlight.
1976 Fitted with working headlight.
1977 Fitted with working headlight.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1974 X.03
1975 X.03
1976 X.03

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1972 £2.90
1973 £2.90
1974 £3.65
1975 £4.61
1977 £6.45
YEAR AUST PRICE
1972 $10.95
YEAR CAN PRICE
1973c $15.00

Catalogue Images (6)

R.253 - Dock Authority Diesel Shunter - 1972
R.253 Dock Authority Diesel Shunter - 1972

R.253 - Dock Authority Diesel Shunter - 1973
R.253 Dock Authority Diesel Shunter - 1973

R.253 - Dock Authority Diesel Shunter - 1973c
R.253 Dock Authority Diesel Shunter - 1973c

R.253 - Dock Authority Diesel Shunter - 1974
R.253 Dock Authority Diesel Shunter - 1974

R.253 - Dock Authority Diesel Shunter - 1975
R.253 Dock Authority Diesel Shunter - 1975

R.253 - Dock Authority Diesel Shunter - 1976
R.253 Dock Authority Diesel Shunter - 1976

R.253 - Dock Authority Diesel Shunter - 1977
R.253 Dock Authority Diesel Shunter - 1977


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