Model Details

Class 58 Co-Co Diesel Locomotive

U.K.
58044

Class 58 Co-Co Diesel Locomotive

Years Released: 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 5 years.

Model: Class 58 Co-Co Diesel Locomotive
Running Number: 58044
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: Alternative running numbers to be issued are 58006, 58025 and 58044.
Length - 9 7/8 inches - 25.2cm.
Models Produced: * 2,800
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1990 1991 1992 1993 1994

1990 1991 1992 1993 1994
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Logo
Logo Years: 1965 - 1997
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Railfreight 2-Tone Grey
B.R. Railfreight 2-Tone Grey
Livery Details: Light grey upper panel with lighter grey lower panel. Yellow cab ends with black window trimmings.
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: 901 - February 2017
Previous: 553 - January 2017
Movement: (-348)

Model Year Details (5)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1990 R.332 1990
Class 58 Co-Co Diesel Locomotive
1991 R.332 1991
Class 58 Co-Co Diesel Locomotive
1992 R.332 1992
Class 58 Co-Co Diesel Locomotive
1993 R.332 1993
Class 58 Co-Co Diesel Locomotive
1994 R.332 1994
Class 58 Co-Co Diesel Locomotive

Related Service Sheets (2)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
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

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1990 Completely re-geared power bogie for improved performance at low current consumption.
1991 The yellow/black symbol on the loco denotes Railfreight Coal traffic.
1992 All BRs fleet of fifty Class 58 locomotives are operated by Trainload Coal.
1993 The class of 50 locomotives belongs to the Railfreight sector for power station coal and the cabside motif denotes Toton depot, between Nottingham and Derby.
1994 Introduced in 1983, Class 58 is allocated solely to coal traffic. They are regularly employed hauling the MGR (Merry-go-round) trains made up of coal hoppers which circulate continually between coal mines and power stations. Hornby wagons R.033 and R.249 are suitable. Powered by Type 7 motor.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1990 Type 7
1991 Type 7
1992 Type 7
1993 Type 7
1994 Type 7

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1992 £42.65
1994 £41.70

Catalogue Images (5)

R.332 - Class 58 Co-Co Diesel Locomotive - 1990
R.332 Class 58 Co-Co Diesel Locomotive - 1990

R.332 - Class 58 Co-Co Diesel Locomotive - 1991
R.332 Class 58 Co-Co Diesel Locomotive - 1991

R.332 - Class 58 Co-Co Diesel Locomotive - 1992
R.332 Class 58 Co-Co Diesel Locomotive - 1992

R.332 - Class 58 Co-Co Diesel Locomotive - 1993
R.332 Class 58 Co-Co Diesel Locomotive - 1993

R.332 - Class 58 Co-Co Diesel Locomotive - 1994
R.332 Class 58 Co-Co Diesel Locomotive - 1994


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