Model Details

Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - North Star

U.K.
47613

Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - North Star

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

Model: Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - North Star
Running Number: 47613
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: 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:

1988 1989 1990

1988 1989 1990
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Logo
Logo Years: 1965 - 1997
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Inter City
B.R. Inter City
Livery Details: Grey and blue with red and white lining and 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:
Current: 1446 - February 2017
Previous: 657 - January 2017
Movement: (-789)

Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1988 R.288 1988
Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - North Star
1989 R.288 1989
Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - North Star
1990 R.288 1990
Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - North Star

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
1988 Alternative names and numbers supplied for, 47613 North Star and 47549 Royal Mail.
1989 Includes alternative names and numbers 47613 North Star, 47549 Royal Mail and 47620 Windsor Castle. Also supplied with hoses and cables for detailing the buffer beams.
1990 Includes alternative names and numbers 47613 North Star, 47549 Royal Mail and 47620 Windsor Castle. Also supplied with hoses and cables for detailing the buffer beams.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1989 Type 5 Ringfield
1990 Type 5 Ringfield

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1988 £23.46
1989 £25.45

Catalogue Images (3)

R.288 - Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - North Star - 1988
R.288 Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - North Star - 1988

R.288 - Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - North Star - 1989
R.288 Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - North Star - 1989

R.288 - Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - North Star - 1990
R.288 Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - North Star - 1990


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