Model Year Details

1962 - Steeple Cab Locomotive

Canada

Steeple Cab Locomotive

Model: Steeple Cab Locomotive (Overall Model page)
Running Number: None
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: 0-4-0 Steeple Cab
0-4-0 Steeple Cab
Designer: Tri-ang Railways
Class Information: After “Rocket” won the Rainhill Trials in 1829 the future of railway steam technology was entrenched for many years to come. Innovations in design continued to keep pace with increased demand, but one negative of steam propulsion could not be ignored; the safety aspects of steam locomotives in confined areas such as tunnels. The earliest practical solution to over-come this problem came in the form of over-head electrical propulsion. By 1895, a 675-Volt DC was devised by General Electric for working the 1-1/4mile Howard Street tunnel adjacent to the new passenger railway terminal in Baltimore, Maryland in the United States. More...
Purpose: Mixed Traffic
Wheel Arrangement: 0-4-0
0-4-0
Model Information: Operates either from the track or, at the flick of a switch, from the overhead wires.
Models Produced: ---
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.
Year: 1962
Catalogue Number: R.254
Year Information: Tri-ang Railways logo circle.
Model Motor: ---
Publication: Tri-ang Railways Eighth Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 8th Edition
Tri-ang Railways Eighth Edition
Logo & Box Design:


UK Price List: 36/-
Aust Price List: ---
Can Price List: ---

Model Ranking:
Current: 744 - October 2018
Previous: 572 - September 2018
Movement: (-172)

Model Year Details (4)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1959 R.254 1959
Steeple Cab Locomotive
1961 R.254 1961
Steeple Cab Locomotive
1962 R.254 1962
Steeple Cab Locomotive
1963 R.254 1963
Steeple Cab Locomotive

Related Service Sheets (8)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
19 Chassis, Motor, Pantographs Etc. - R.252, R.254 January 1960
19 (Addendum) Chassis, Motor, Pantographs Etc. - R.252, R.254 with Addendum January 1961
OPSS1 Overhead Power Supply System - Page 1 & 2 1961
OPSS2 Overhead Power Supply System - Page 3 & 4 1961
OPSS3 Overhead Power Supply System - Page 5 & 6 1961
OPSS4 Overhead Power Supply System - Page 7 & 8 1961
OPSS5 Overhead Power Supply System - Page 9 & 10 1961
OPSS6 Overhead Power Supply System - Page 11 & 12 1961

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