Model Details

Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive

U.K.
D5572

Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive

Years Released: 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 10 years.

Model: Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive
Running Number: D5572
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 31
Class 31
Designer: Brush Traction
Class Information: Originally classified as Type 2 and later re-classified under the TOPS system as Class 30 locomotives, but subsequently rebuilt as Class 31; the locomotives were introduced in 1957. Variants of the class were still operational in 2009; although since that time remaining members are fast disappearing from the railway landscape. More...
Weight: 104 tons
Purpose: Passenger & Freight
Wheel Arrangement: AIA-AIA
AIA-AIA
Model Information: * (72-76) 40,000 solo models produced and 73,800 in sets.
Models Produced: ---
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1963 1964 1965

1966 1967 1972

1973

1974 1975

1976

1963 1964 1965

1966 1967 1972

1973 1974 1975

1976
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Late Crest
Logo Years: 1956 - 1967
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Green
B.R. Green
Livery Details: Brunswick green with orange and black lining 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: 23 - February 2017
Previous: 27 - January 2017
Movement: (+4)

Model Year Details (10)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1963 R.357 1963
Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive
1964 R.357 1964
Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive
1965 R.357 1965
Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive
1966 R.357G 1966
Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive
1967 R.357 1967
Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive
1972 R.357 1972
Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive
1973 R.357 1973
Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive
1974 R.357 1974
Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive
1975 R.357 1975
Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive
1976 R.357 1976
Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive

Train Sets Included In (5)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1975 1976 Freightmaster Set
1973 Freightmaster Set
1972 Freightmaster Set
1974 Freightmaster Train Set
1964 1965 1966 1967 The Freightmaster Train Set

Related Service Sheets (5)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
37 Locomotive - R.357 August 1963
66 Brush Type 2 Locomotive - R.357 April 1968
92 Diesel Loco - R.037, R.357, R.751 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 (2)

DATE TYPE TITLE AUTHOR
21 Feb 2005 Maintenance 1976 - Locomotive Care & Maintenance 2 Andrew Menner
28 Oct 2007 Photo The R357 Brush Type 2 Collection 1962-1967 K9-70

1976 - Locomotive Care & Maintenance 2 The R357 Brush Type 2 Collection 1962-1967

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1973 Magnadhesion and pickup from both bogies for extra smooth running.
1974 Fitted with Magnadhesion and electric pick-ups from both bogies for smooth running.
1975 Fitted with Magnadhesion and electric pick-ups from both bogies.
1976 Fitted with Magnadhesion and power pick-up from both bogies.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1973 X.03
1974 X.03
1975 X.03
1976 X.03

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1965 49/6
1966 50/2
1967 50/9
1972 £4.35
1973 £4.35
1974 £6.30
1975 £7.89
YEAR AUST PRICE
1972 $15.50

Catalogue Images (10)

R.357 - Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive - 1963
R.357 Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive - 1963

R.357 - Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive - 1964
R.357 Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive - 1964

R.357 - Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive - 1965
R.357 Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive - 1965

R.357G - Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive - 1966
R.357G Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive - 1966

R.357 - Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive - 1967
R.357 Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive - 1967

R.357 - Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive - 1972
R.357 Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive - 1972

R.357 - Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive - 1973
R.357 Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive - 1973

R.357 - Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive - 1974
R.357 Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive - 1974

R.357 - Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive - 1975
R.357 Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive - 1975

R.357 - Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive - 1976
R.357 Class 31 Brush (Type 2) Locomotive - 1976


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