Model Details

Class 47 (Type 4) Co-Co Locomotive

U.K.
D1738

Class 47 (Type 4) Co-Co Locomotive

Years Released: 1974 1975 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 2 years.

Model: Class 47 (Type 4) Co-Co Locomotive
Running Number: D1738
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 47 (Type 4)
Class 47 (Type 4)
Designer: Brush
Class Information: Originally classified as Type 4 locomotives and later re-classified under the TOPS system as Class 47; the locomotives were introduced in 1962 with variants of the class still operational today (2010). More...
Weight: 117 tons
Purpose: Heavy Freight & Express Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: CO-CO
CO-CO
Model Information: ---
Models Produced: * 19,000
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1974 1975

1974 1975
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: 281 - March 2017
Previous: 100 - February 2017
Movement: (-181)

Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1974 R.863 1974
Class 47 (Type 4) Co-Co Locomotive
1975 R.863 1975
Class 47 (Type 4) Co-Co Locomotive

Related Service Sheets (3)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
94 Brush 4 Diesel Locomotive - R.060 September 1976
94 (Back) Brush 4 Diesel Locomotive - R.060 - Back September 1976
98 Ring Field Motor Power Unit - R.550, R.552, R.859, R.861, R.863 June 1974

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1974 Cab fittings and wire handrails. Headcodes illuminated in the direction of travel. Pickups from both bogies.
1975 Motor is driven on all axles of power bogie. Cab fittings and wire handrails. The head code is illuminated at either end and changes automatically in accordance with the direction of travel.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1974 Ringfield
1975 Ringfield

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1974 £8.95
1975 £11.50

Catalogue Images (2)

R.863 - Class 47 (Type 4) Co-Co Locomotive - 1974
R.863 Class 47 (Type 4) Co-Co Locomotive - 1974

R.863 - Class 47 (Type 4) Co-Co Locomotive - 1975
R.863 Class 47 (Type 4) Co-Co Locomotive - 1975


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