Model Year Details

1977 - Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive

U.K.
37130


Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive

Model: Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 37130
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 37 (Type 3)
Class 37 (Type 3)
Designer: English Electric Company
Class Information: Nicknamed “tractors” due to their distinctive exhaust sound the all-purpose diesel-electric Type 3 / Class 37 locomotive were conceived as part of the British Railways Modernisation Plan. These versatile machines were introduced to the Eastern Region in 1960. Members of the class eventually saw service in many capacities from humble freights to inter-regional express passenger primarily on the Eastern Region, Western Region, and in Scotland. Although vastly reduced in numbers, variants of the class were still operational in 2010. More...
Weight: 105 tons
Purpose: Heavy Freight & Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: CO-CO
CO-CO
Model Information: * 41,000 solo models produced and 50,000 in sets.
Models Produced: * 91,000
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
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.
Year: 1977
Catalogue Number: R.751
Year Information: Fitted with Magnadhesion.
Model Motor: ---
Publication: Hornby OO Scale Model Catalogue 1977
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 23rd Edition
Hornby OO Scale Model Catalogue 1977
Logo & Box Design:


UK Price List: £9.99
Aust Price List: ---
Can Price List: ---

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Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1977 R.751 1977
Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive
1978 R.751 1978
Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive
1979 R.751 1979
Class 37 (Type 3) Co-Co Locomotive

Train Sets Included In (2)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1979 B.R. Inter-City Set
1978 B.R. Inter-City Set

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
92A Diesel Loco Class 37 - R.751 October 1978
92A (Back) Diesel Loco Class 37 - R.751 - Back October 1978
HR1978 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Front) 1978
HR1978 (Back) Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Back) 1978
HR1978 C3 Locomotive Operation And Maintenance 1978 (Class 5) 1978

Model Photos & Notes (1)

DATE TYPE TITLE AUTHOR
21 Jan 2005 Review My Brilliant Class 37 Andrew Menner

My Brilliant Class 37

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