Model Details

Western Class 52 Locomotive - Western Harrier

U.K.
D1008

Western Class 52 Locomotive - Western Harrier

Years Released: 1981 1982 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 2 years.

Model: Western Class 52 Locomotive - Western Harrier
Running Number: D1008
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 52 (Type 4) Western
Class 52 (Type 4) Western
Designer: British Railways
Class Information: These unique diesel hydraulic express passenger locomotives were originally classified by British Railways as Type 4 and later reclassified Class 52 under TOPS. In 1959, as part of British Railways modernisation plan, these locomotives were key elements in the plan set forth by the British Transport Commission to completely replace steam traction through-out the Western Region. More...
Weight: 109 tons
Purpose: Express Passenger & Heavy Freight
Wheel Arrangement: C-C
C-C
Model Information: Length - 10 5/8 inches - 27.1cm.
Models Produced: * 5,300
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1981

1982

1981 1982
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:
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Previous: 1009 - March 2017
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Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1981 R.778 1981
Western Class 52 Locomotive - Western Harrier
1982 R.778 1982
Western Class 52 Locomotive - Western Harrier

Related Service Sheets (7)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
105 6 Wheel Powered Bogies June 1978
105 (Back) 6 Wheel Powered Bogies - Back June 1978
116 Diesel Loco Class 52 Western Courier - R.352, R.368 February 1980
116 (Back) Diesel Loco Class 52 Western Courier - R.352, R.368 - Back February 1980
HR1982 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1982 (Front) 1982
HR1982 (Back) Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1982 (Back) 1982
HR1982 T5&6 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1982 (Type 5 & 6) 1982

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1981 Separate handrails. Authentic close coupling.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1981 Ringfield
1982 Ringfield

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1981 £18.50
1982 £19.95

Catalogue Images (2)

R.778 - Western Class 52 Locomotive - Western Harrier - 1981
R.778 Western Class 52 Locomotive - Western Harrier - 1981

R.778 - Western Class 52 Locomotive - Western Harrier - 1982
R.778 Western Class 52 Locomotive - Western Harrier - 1982


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