Model Details

Diesel Pullman Motor Car

U.K.
W60095

Diesel Pullman Motor Car

Years Released: 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 5 years.

Model: Diesel Pullman Motor Car
Running Number: W60095
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 251 Blue Pullman
Class 251 Blue Pullman
Designer: Jack Howe Design Consultant for B.R.
Class Information: The Blue Pullman unit train concept was conceived as part of the 1955 Modernisation Plan in order to compete with road and air travel then taking hold of the country by providing luxury Pullman accommodation on high traffic routes on Midland and Western Regions of British Railways. Ultimately, the Pullman sets were not deemed an over-all success and services were prematurely withdrawn long before the equipment costs were amortized. However, many of the lessons learned paved the future of passenger rail travel in Britain through the success of the experimental Class 252 High Speed Train units being tested during the later period of Pullman operations. More...
Weight: 67 tons (Power Car) - 299 tons (6 Car Set) - 364 tons (8 Car Set)
Purpose: Express Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: BO-BO
BO-BO
Model Information: Model version with blue cab ends featuring the Pullman crest on the front.
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

1963 1964 1965

1966 1967

1963 1964 1965

1966 1967
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:
Current: 398 - February 2017
Previous: 492 - January 2017
Movement: (+94)

Model Year Details (5)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1963 R.555 1963
Diesel Pullman Motor Car
1964 R.555 1964
Diesel Pullman Motor Car
1965 R.555 1965
Diesel Pullman Motor Car
1966 R.555 1966
Diesel Pullman Motor Car
1967 R.555 1967
Diesel Pullman Motor Car

Train Sets Included In (1)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1964 1965 1966 1967 Blue Pullman Train Set

Related Service Sheets (2)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
60 Power Bogie - R.157, R.555 April 1968
96 Power Bogie for Diesel Pullman - R.555 June 1974

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1963 With seating detail.
1964 With seating detail.
1965 With seating detail.
1966 With seating detail.
1967 With seating detail.

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1965 55/-
1966 55/9
1967 56/4

Catalogue Images (5)

R.555 - Diesel Pullman Motor Car - 1963
R.555 Diesel Pullman Motor Car - 1963

R.555 - Diesel Pullman Motor Car - 1964
R.555 Diesel Pullman Motor Car - 1964

R.555 - Diesel Pullman Motor Car - 1965
R.555 Diesel Pullman Motor Car - 1965

R.555 - Diesel Pullman Motor Car - 1966
R.555 Diesel Pullman Motor Car - 1966

R.555 - Diesel Pullman Motor Car - 1967
R.555 Diesel Pullman Motor Car - 1967


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