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1995 - Class 35 Hymek Diesel Hydraulic Locomotive

U.K.
D7093

Class 35 Hymek Diesel Hydraulic Locomotive

Model: Class 35 Hymek Diesel Hydraulic Locomotive (Overall Model page)
Running Number: D7093
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 35 (Type 3) Hymek
Class 35 (Type 3) Hymek
Designer: Beyer Peacock
Class Information: Entering traffic in May 1961, the Type 3 design was envisaged by Western Region management as the ultimate replacement of 333 members of the Hall and Grange class steam locomotives. The Type 3ís were nick-named Hymekís, in recognition of the hydraulic Maybach transmissions employed. The locomotives were later classified Class 35 under TOPS. More...
Weight: 75 tons
Purpose: Mixed Traffic
Wheel Arrangement: B-B
B-B
Model Information: Length - 8 1/16 inches - 20.6cm.
Models Produced: * 2,900
* 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: 1995
Catalogue Number: R.122
Year Information: The Hymek class was introduced in 1961 to replace steam traction in the west of England and was used for freight and passenger work. Unfortunately, due to BRs standardisation plan on diesel electric traction, the Class was prematurely scrapped. The Hornby example in the later BR blue livery is powered by a Type 5 ringfield motor.
Model Motor: Type 5 Ringfield
Publication: Hornby Railways - 41st Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 41st Edition
Hornby Railways - 41st Edition
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UK Price List: £32.90
Aust Price List: ---
Can Price List: ---

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Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1994 R.122 1994
Class 35 Hymek Diesel Hydraulic Locomotive
1995 R.122 1995
Class 35 Hymek Diesel Hydraulic Locomotive

Related Service Sheets (3)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
106 4 Wheel Powered Bogies June 1978
106 (Back) 4 Wheel Powered Bogies - Back June 1978
93B B.R. Class 35 (Hymek) Diesel Locomotive August 1994

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