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1978 - Class 25 (Type 2) Bo-Bo Locomotive

U.K.
D7596

Class 25 (Type 2) Bo-Bo Locomotive

Model: Class 25 (Type 2) Bo-Bo Locomotive (Overall Model page)
Running Number: D7596
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 25 (Type 2)
Class 25 (Type 2)
Designer: British Railways
Class Information: An elaboration of the earlier Class 24 design also built with Sulzer power plants, the Class 25 saw minor appearance differences with both modest speed and horsepower increases. Numerous Class 25 locomotives primarily saw service on the Midland and Scottish Regions of British Railways. They also saw service on the Western Region as interim replacements for the Class 35 Hymek locomotives upon withdrawal in 1972. More...
Weight: 72 tons
Purpose: Light Passenger & Freight
Wheel Arrangement: BO-BO
BO-BO
Model Information: * 30,600 solo models produced and 23,800 in sets.
Models Produced: * 54,400
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Late Crest
Logo Years: 1956 - 1967
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Green
B.R. Green
Livery Details: Brunswick green with orange and black lining with yellow lettering.
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: 1978
Catalogue Number: R.072
Year Information: Introduced in 1958, the Class 25 now numbers 470 locomotives. They can be seen on all regions of BR, although only rarely on the Southern and western regions. The locomotive is powered by a Sulzer 6 cylinder diesel giving 1250 HP at 750 rpm, and is in fact a diesel-electric, as power to the wheels is supplied by 4 AEI traction motors. The Hornby model includes illuminated headcodes that operate in the direction of travel, and has a fully detailed cab interior. It is powered by a Silver Seal Ringfield motor unit and is fitted with traction tyres to provide maximum hauling capacity.
Model Motor: Ringfield
Publication: Hornby Railways OO Model Catalogue 1978
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 24th Edition
Hornby Railways OO Model Catalogue 1978
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UK Price List: £10.50
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Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1977 R.072 1977
Class 25 (Type 2) Bo-Bo Locomotive
1978 R.072 1978
Class 25 (Type 2) Bo-Bo Locomotive
1979 R.072 1979
Class 25 (Type 2) Bo-Bo Locomotive

Train Sets Included In (1)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1978 B.R. Freight Set

Related Service Sheets (7)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
106 4 Wheel Powered Bogies June 1978
106 (Back) 4 Wheel Powered Bogies - Back June 1978
107 Diesel Loco Class 25 - R.068, R.072 June 1978
107 (Back) Diesel Loco Class 25 - R.068, R.072 - Back June 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

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