Model Details

Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive

U.K.
D6830

Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive

Years Released: 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 9 years.

Model: Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive
Running Number: D6830
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: ---
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

1968 1969 1970 1971 1972

1973

1974 1975

1976

1968 1969 1970 1971 1972

1973 1974 1975

1976
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: 29 - May 2017
Previous: 27 - April 2017
Movement: (-2)

Model Year Details (9)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1968 R.751 1968
Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive
1969 R.751 1969
Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive
1970 R.751 1970
Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive
1971 R.751 1971
Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive
1972 R.751 1972
Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive
1973 R.751 1973
Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive
1974 R.751 1974
Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive
1975 R.751 1975
Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive
1976 R.751 1976
Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive

Train Sets Included In (4)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1973 Inter-City Express Set
1974 1975 1976 Inter-City Mail Action Set
1977 Inter-City Set
1970 1971 1972 Night Mail Set

Related Service Sheets (4)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
69 Class 37 Locomotive - R.751 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 (0)

Add Photo or Note

Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1970 Model includes Magnadhesion.
1973 Magnadhesion and twin bogie electrical pick-up.
1974 Fitted with Magnadhesion and electric pick-ups from both bogies.
1975 Fitted with Magnadhesion and twin bogie pick-ups.
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
1970 73/-
1971 80/-
1972 £5.00
1973 £5.00
1974 £6.30
1975 £7.89
YEAR AUST PRICE
1972 $16.50

Catalogue Images (9)

R.751 - Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive - 1968
R.751 Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive - 1968

R.751 - Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive - 1969
R.751 Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive - 1969

R.751 - Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive - 1970
R.751 Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive - 1970

R.751 - Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive - 1971
R.751 Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive - 1971

R.751 - Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive - 1972
R.751 Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive - 1972

R.751 - Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive - 1973
R.751 Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive - 1973

R.751 - Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive - 1974
R.751 Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive - 1974

R.751 - Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive - 1975
R.751 Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive - 1975

R.751 - Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive - 1976
R.751 Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive - 1976


Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive on ebay UK

Collector Guide ebay Search System

Search For: 'hornby 37'
Ending Soonest


Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive on ebay US

Collector Guide ebay Search System

Search For: 'hornby 37'
Ending Soonest


Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive on ebay Australia

Collector Guide ebay Search System

Search For: 'hornby 37'
Ending Soonest


Top 6 Models

1. Princess Royal Class Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth
2. Castle Class Locomotive - Devizes Castle
3. Class A1 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman
4. Class A3 Locomotive - Flying Scotsman
5. Class A4 Locomotive - Mallard
6. Pullman First Class Parlour Car

View the latest full Model Rankings.


Random Model

2008
Class 5 Locomotive - The End Of Steam - Limited Edition
Class 5 Locomotive - The End Of Steam - Limited Edition


Database

11,326 yearly Items over 57 Years.
4,068 individual Items.
3,708 Models.
360 catalogued Train Sets.
156 Train Packs.
820 Steam Locomotives.
497 Diesel Locomotives.
1,082 Passenger Coaches.
1,153 Freight Wagons.


Another Guide


Scalextric Collector Guide


More Reading


Spare Parts

Spare Parts in Australia
Melbourne Model Raceway