Model Details

Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - The Silcock Express

U.K.
47231

Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - The Silcock Express

Years Released: 1989 1990 1992 1996 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 4 years.

Model: Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - The Silcock Express
Running Number: 47231
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: A transfer sheet with alternative names and numbers are included, also a selection of simulated cables and hoses for fitting to the buffer beams. Alternative names and numbers included for 47231 The Silcock Express, 47207 Bulmers of Hereford and 47311 Warrington Yard.
Length - 10 1/16 inches - 25.6cm.
Models Produced: * 3,300
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1989 1990 1992 1996

1989 1990 1992 1996
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Logo
Logo Years: 1965 - 1997
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Railfreight Speedlink Distribution
B.R. Railfreight Speedlink Distribution
Livery Details: Light grey upper panel with lighter grey lower panel. Yellow cab ends with black window trimmings. Grey with yellow ends vans.
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: 527 - November 2017
Previous: 1090 - October 2017
Movement: (+563)

Model Year Details (4)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1989 R.245 1989
Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - The Silcock Express
1990 R.245 1990
Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - The Silcock Express
1992 R.245 1992
Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - The Silcock Express
1996 R.245 1996
Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - The Silcock Express

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
94A Diesel Loco Class 47 - R.073, R.075 October 1978
94A (Back) Diesel Loco Class 47 - R.073, R.075 - Back October 1978

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1992 Modelled in 2 tone grey livery with Speedlink Distributions sub-sector markings. Powered by Type 5 ringfield motor.
1996 The model is depicted in Railfreight 2-tone grey livery with Speedlink Distribution sub-sector markings. Alternative name and numbers are provided for Bulmers of Hereford, The Silcock Express and Warrington. Powered by a ringfield motor the model includes simulated hoses and cables for attachment to the buffer beams.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1989 Type 5 Ringfield
1990 Type 5 Ringfield
1992 Type 5 Ringfield
1996 Type 5 Ringfield

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1989 £25.95
1992 £30.85
1996 £31.99

Catalogue Images (4)

R.245 - Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - The Silcock Express - 1989
R.245 Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - The Silcock Express - 1989

R.245 - Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - The Silcock Express - 1990
R.245 Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - The Silcock Express - 1990

R.245 - Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - The Silcock Express - 1992
R.245 Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - The Silcock Express - 1992

R.245 - Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - The Silcock Express - 1996
R.245 Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - The Silcock Express - 1996


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