Model Details

Class 47 (Type 4) Co-Co Locomotive

U.K.
47421

Class 47 (Type 4) Co-Co Locomotive

Years Released: 1977 1978 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 2 years.

Model: Class 47 (Type 4) Co-Co Locomotive
Running Number: 47421
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: * 20,000 solo models produced and 23,300 in sets.
Models Produced: * 43,300
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1977

1978

1977

1978
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:
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Previous: 257 - January 2017
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Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1977 R.075 1977
Class 47 (Type 4) Co-Co Locomotive
1978 R.075 1978
Class 47 (Type 4) Co-Co Locomotive

Train Sets Included In (2)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1978 B.R. Express Freight Set
1977 Silver Jubilee Freight Set

Related Service Sheets (7)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
105 6 Wheel Powered Bogies June 1978
105 (Back) 6 Wheel Powered Bogies - Back June 1978
94A Diesel Loco Class 47 - R.073, R.075 October 1978
94A (Back) Diesel Loco Class 47 - R.073, R.075 - Back October 1978
HR1978 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Front) 1978
HR1978 (Back) Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Back) 1978
HR1978 C3 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Class 5) 1978

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1977 Headcodes are illuminated at either end in the direction of travel.
1978 The 509 locomotives of this Sulzer engined class introduced in 1962 are spread over all the regions of British Rail and can be seen on fitted freight and passenger services in most parts of the country. The Hornby model has full cab interior detail, illuminated headcodes which change automatically with the direction of travel and is well finished in standard BR blue. The Ringfield Silver Seal motor unit captures the massive hauling power of the prototype.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1977 Ringfield
1978 Ringfield

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1977 £13.95
1978 £14.95

Catalogue Images (2)

R.075 - Class 47 (Type 4) Co-Co Locomotive - 1977
R.075 Class 47 (Type 4) Co-Co Locomotive - 1977

R.075 - Class 47 (Type 4) Co-Co Locomotive - 1978
R.075 Class 47 (Type 4) Co-Co Locomotive - 1978


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