Model Details

Transcontinental A Unit Diesel

Australia
1404

Transcontinental A Unit Diesel

Years Released: 1971a 1972 1973a (Model Year pages)
Model released for 3 years.

Model: Transcontinental A Unit Diesel
Running Number: 1404
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: F7 Class
F7 Class
Designer: General Motors Electro-Motive Div.
Class Information: First Generation diesel-electric F-Class locomotives designed and built between 1939 and 1960 by General Motors Electro-Motive Div. (EMD) are considered the most successful of the diesel pioneer projects in North America , with the F7 being the most numerous of all design variants. More...
Weight: 104 tons
Purpose: Mixed Traffic
Wheel Arrangement: BO-BO
BO-BO
Model Information: Length - 7 7/8 inches.
Models Produced: * 6,000
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1971a 1972

1973a

1971a 1972

1973a
Company: T.R. - Transcontinental
Logo: T.R. Shield
Logo Years: ---
Transcontinental
Livery: T.R. Various
T.R. Various
Livery Details: Various liveries based on Canadian and Australian outline railways.
Company Information: Tri-ang Railways company name given to worldwide outline models.

Model Ranking:
Current: 1677 - August 2020
Previous: 1754 - July 2020
Movement: (+77)

Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1971a R.0550 1971a
Transcontinental A Unit Diesel
1972 R.0550 1972
Transcontinental A Unit Diesel
1973a R.0550 1973a
Transcontinental A Unit Diesel

Train Sets Included In (2)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1972 1973a Overlander Set
1971a The Streamliner Set (Aust)

Related Service Sheets (3)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
12 Power Bogies And Lamp Mountings April 1957
12b Power Bogies - R.55, R.155, R.159, R.253 January 1960
5a Locomotive Bogies & Pony Trucks January 1960

Model Photos & Notes (0)

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1971a T.C. A Unit
1972 T.C. A Unit

Catalogue Images (3)

R.0550 - Transcontinental A Unit Diesel  - 1971a
R.0550 Transcontinental A Unit Diesel - 1971a

R.0550 - Transcontinental A Unit Diesel  - 1972
R.0550 Transcontinental A Unit Diesel - 1972

R.0550 - Transcontinental A Unit Diesel  - 1973a
R.0550 Transcontinental A Unit Diesel - 1973a


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