Model Details

Western Class 52 Locomotive - Western Courier

U.K.
D1062

Western Class 52 Locomotive - Western Courier

Years Released: 1979 1980 1981 1982 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 4 years.

Model: Western Class 52 Locomotive - Western Courier
Running Number: D1062
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 52 (Type 4) Western
Class 52 (Type 4) Western
Designer: British Railways
Class Information: These unique diesel hydraulic express passenger locomotives were originally classified by British Railways as Type 4 and later reclassified Class 52 under TOPS. In 1959, as part of British Railways modernisation plan, these locomotives were key elements in the plan set forth by the British Transport Commission to completely replace steam traction through-out the Western Region. More...
Weight: 109 tons
Purpose: Express Passenger & Heavy Freight
Wheel Arrangement: C-C
C-C
Model Information: Length - 10 5/8 inches - 27.1cm.
* 21,250 solo models produced and 13,500 in sets.
Models Produced: * 34,750
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1979

1980 1981

1982

1979

1980 1981 1982
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Late Crest
Logo Years: 1956 - 1967
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Maroon
B.R. Maroon
Livery Details: Maroon with yellow lettering.
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: 141 - November 2017
Previous: 134 - October 2017
Movement: (-7)

Model Year Details (4)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1979 R.352 1979
Western Class 52 Locomotive - Western Courier
1980 R.368 1980
Western Class 52 Locomotive - Western Courier
1981 R.368 1981
Western Class 52 Locomotive - Western Courier
1982 R.368 1982
Western Class 52 Locomotive - Western Courier

Train Sets Included In (1)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1980 1981 Western Express Goods Set

Related Service Sheets (7)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
105 6 Wheel Powered Bogies June 1978
105 (Back) 6 Wheel Powered Bogies - Back June 1978
116 Diesel Loco Class 52 Western Courier - R.352, R.368 February 1980
116 (Back) Diesel Loco Class 52 Western Courier - R.352, R.368 - Back February 1980
HR1982 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1982 (Front) 1982
HR1982 (Back) Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1982 (Back) 1982
HR1982 T5&6 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1982 (Type 5 & 6) 1982

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1981 Separate handrails. Authentic close coupling.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1980 Ringfield
1981 Ringfield
1982 Ringfield

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1979 £15.75
1980 £17.95
1981 £18.50
1982 £19.95

Catalogue Images (4)

R.352 - Western Class 52 Locomotive - Western Courier - 1979
R.352 Western Class 52 Locomotive - Western Courier - 1979

R.368 - Western Class 52 Locomotive - Western Courier - 1980
R.368 Western Class 52 Locomotive - Western Courier - 1980

R.368 - Western Class 52 Locomotive - Western Courier - 1981
R.368 Western Class 52 Locomotive - Western Courier - 1981

R.368 - Western Class 52 Locomotive - Western Courier - 1982
R.368 Western Class 52 Locomotive - Western Courier - 1982


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