Model Details

Transcontinental A Unit Diesel

Canada
4008

Transcontinental A Unit Diesel

Years Released: 1962 1963 1965c 1970a (Model Year pages)
Model released for 4 years.

Model: Transcontinental A Unit Diesel
Running Number: 4008
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: ---
Logo & Box Style:

1962 1963 1965c

1970a

1962 1963 1965c

1970a
Company: T.R. - Transcontinental
Logo: T.R. Shield
Logo Years: ---
Transcontinental
Livery: T.R. Silver & Red
T.R. Silver & Red
Livery Details: Silver with red upper panels around windows.
Company Information: Tri-ang Railways company name given to worldwide outline models.

Model Ranking:
Current: 1152 - December 2020
Previous: 1000 - November 2020
Movement: (-152)

Model Year Details (4)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1962 R.55 1962
Transcontinental A Unit Diesel
1963 R.55 1963
Transcontinental A Unit Diesel
1965c R.55 1965c
Transcontinental A Unit Diesel
1970a R.55 1970a
Transcontinental A Unit Diesel

Train Sets Included In (3)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1965c The Canadian Diesel Passenger Set (Canada)
1970a Transcontinental Express (Aust)
1962 1963 Transcontinental Express Passenger Train Set

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
1963 With Working Headlight and Diesel Engine Noise.
1965c Locomotive with working Headlight and knurled steel driving wheels.

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1962 52/6

Catalogue Images (4)

R.55 - Transcontinental A Unit Diesel - 1962
R.55 Transcontinental A Unit Diesel - 1962

R.55 - Transcontinental A Unit Diesel - 1963
R.55 Transcontinental A Unit Diesel - 1963

R.55 - Transcontinental A Unit Diesel - 1965c
R.55 Transcontinental A Unit Diesel - 1965c

R.55 - Transcontinental A Unit Diesel - 1970a
R.55 Transcontinental A Unit Diesel - 1970a


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