Model Details

Class 37 Locomotive

U.K.
37071

Class 37 Locomotive

Years Released: 1982 1983 1984 1985 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 4 years.

Model: Class 37 Locomotive
Running Number: 37071
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 37 (Type 3)
Class 37 (Type 3)
Designer: English Electric Company
Class Information: Nicknamed “tractors” due to their distinctive exhaust sound the all-purpose diesel-electric Type 3 / Class 37 locomotive were conceived as part of the British Railways Modernisation Plan. These versatile machines were introduced to the Eastern Region in 1960. Members of the class eventually saw service in many capacities from humble freights to inter-regional express passenger primarily on the Eastern Region, Western Region, and in Scotland. Although vastly reduced in numbers, variants of the class were still operational in 2010. More...
Weight: 105 tons
Purpose: Heavy Freight & Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: CO-CO
CO-CO
Model Information: Available in the Freightmaster Set only, not available as a single item. The first diesel Hornby produced to feature the large BR logo.
Models Produced: * 26,500
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1982 1983

1984 1985

1982 1983 1984 1985
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Logo
Logo Years: 1965 - 1997
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Blue Large Logo
B.R. Blue Large Logo
Livery Details: Rail blue with yellow cab and black window trimming, with large logo.
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: 425 - March 2017
Previous: 379 - February 2017
Movement: (-46)

Model Year Details (4)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1982 R.359 1982
Class 37 Locomotive
1983 R.359 1983
Class 37 Locomotive
1984 R.359 1984
Class 37 Locomotive
1985 R.359 1985
Class 37 Locomotive

Train Sets Included In (3)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1984 1985 Freightmaster
1982 Freightmaster Set
1983 Freightmaster 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
92A Diesel Loco Class 37 - R.751 October 1978
92A (Back) Diesel Loco Class 37 - R.751 - Back October 1978
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
1982 Available in the Freightmaster Set only.
1983 Available in the Freightmaster Set only.
1984 Available in set only, not available separately.
1985 Available in set only, not available separately.

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1982 £17.95

Catalogue Images (4)

R.359 - Class 37 Locomotive - 1982
R.359 Class 37 Locomotive - 1982

R.359 - Class 37 Locomotive - 1983
R.359 Class 37 Locomotive - 1983

R.359 - Class 37 Locomotive - 1984
R.359 Class 37 Locomotive - 1984

R.359 - Class 37 Locomotive - 1985
R.359 Class 37 Locomotive - 1985


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