Model Details

Class 37 Diesel Locomotive

U.K.
D6721

Class 37 Diesel Locomotive

Years Released: 1988 1989 1990 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 3 years.

Model: Class 37 Diesel Locomotive
Running Number: D6721
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: Model includes alternative running numbers D6713 and D6796. Model also includes alternative headcode numbers.
Length - 9 7/8 inches - 25.2cm.
Models Produced: * 1,800
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1988 1989 1990

1988 1989 1990
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: 1368 - October 2017
Previous: 1705 - September 2017
Movement: (+337)

Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1988 R.284 1988
Class 37 Diesel Locomotive
1989 R.284 1989
Class 37 Diesel Locomotive
1990 R.284 1990
Class 37 Diesel Locomotive

Related Service Sheets (4)

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

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Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1988 £25.49
1989 £27.95

Catalogue Images (3)

R.284 - Class 37 Diesel Locomotive - 1988
R.284 Class 37 Diesel Locomotive - 1988

R.284 - Class 37 Diesel Locomotive - 1989
R.284 Class 37 Diesel Locomotive - 1989

R.284 - Class 37 Diesel Locomotive - 1990
R.284 Class 37 Diesel Locomotive - 1990


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