Model Details

Class 58 Diesel Freight Locomotive

U.K.
58001

Class 58 Diesel Freight Locomotive

Years Released: 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 5 years.

Model: Class 58 Diesel Freight Locomotive
Running Number: 58001
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 58 (Type 5)
Class 58 (Type 5)
Designer: British Rail
Class Information: Development of second generation diesels came slowly to British Railways. But by the mid to late 1970ís the need for more powerful and specialised motive power was so great that BREL produced the Class 58 while production of earlier 56ís was still in progress, being first introduced in December 1982. More...
Weight: 129 tons
Purpose: Heavy Freight
Wheel Arrangement: CO-CO
CO-CO
Model Information: Length - 9 7/8 inches - 25.2cm.
Models Produced: * 5,100
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1984 1985

1986 1987 1988

1984 1985

1986 1987 1988
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Logo
Logo Years: 1965 - 1997
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Railfreight
B.R. Railfreight
Livery Details: Blue with yellow cab ends with black lining. Large logo extending the height of the loco body.
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: 428 - April 2017
Previous: 532 - March 2017
Movement: (+104)

Model Year Details (5)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1984 R.250 1984
Class 58 Diesel Freight Locomotive
1985 R.250 1985
Class 58 Diesel Freight Locomotive
1986 R.250 1986
Class 58 Diesel Freight Locomotive
1987 R.250 1987
Class 58 Diesel Freight Locomotive
1988 R.250 1988
Class 58 Diesel Freight Locomotive

Train Sets Included In (1)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 Midnight Freight Set

Related Service Sheets (4)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
137A B.R. Class 58 Loco - R.250, R.283, R.705 June 1988
137A (Back) B.R. Class 58 Loco - R.250, R.283, R.705 - Back June 1988
137B B.R. Class 58 Loco (as produced from mid 1985) September 1989
137B (Back) B.R. Class 58 Loco (as produced from mid 1985) - Back September 1989

Model Photos & Notes (1)

DATE TYPE TITLE AUTHOR
2 Aug 2009 Review Class 58 Diesel Brian Adams

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1988 Model available only in the Midnight Freight Train Set in 1988.

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1984 £25.49
1985 £26.49
1986 £28.99
1987 £29.99

Catalogue Images (5)

R.250 - Class 58 Diesel Freight Locomotive - 1984
R.250 Class 58 Diesel Freight Locomotive - 1984

R.250 - Class 58 Diesel Freight Locomotive - 1985
R.250 Class 58 Diesel Freight Locomotive - 1985

R.250 - Class 58 Diesel Freight Locomotive - 1986
R.250 Class 58 Diesel Freight Locomotive - 1986

R.250 - Class 58 Diesel Freight Locomotive - 1987
R.250 Class 58 Diesel Freight Locomotive - 1987

R.250 - Class 58 Diesel Freight Locomotive - 1988
R.250 Class 58 Diesel Freight Locomotive - 1988


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