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1996 - Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - The Silcock Express


Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - The Silcock Express

Model: Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - The Silcock Express (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 47231
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 47 (Type 4)
Class 47 (Type 4)
Designer: Brush
Class Information: Originally classified as Type 4 locomotives and later re-classified under the TOPS system as Class 47; the locomotives were introduced in 1962 with variants of the class still operational today (2010). More...
Weight: 117 tons
Purpose: Heavy Freight & Express Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: CO-CO
Model Information: A transfer sheet with alternative names and numbers are included, also a selection of simulated cables and hoses for fitting to the buffer beams. Alternative names and numbers included for 47231 The Silcock Express, 47207 Bulmers of Hereford and 47311 Warrington Yard.
Length - 10 1/16 inches - 25.6cm.
Models Produced: * 3,300
* 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. Railfreight Speedlink Distribution
B.R. Railfreight Speedlink Distribution
Livery Details: Light grey upper panel with lighter grey lower panel. Yellow cab ends with black window trimmings. Grey with yellow ends vans.
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: 1996
Catalogue Number: R.245
Year Information: The model is depicted in Railfreight 2-tone grey livery with Speedlink Distribution sub-sector markings. Alternative name and numbers are provided for Bulmers of Hereford, The Silcock Express and Warrington. Powered by a ringfield motor the model includes simulated hoses and cables for attachment to the buffer beams.
Model Motor: Type 5 Ringfield
Publication: Hornby Railways - 42nd Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 42nd Edition
Hornby Railways - 42nd Edition
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UK Price List: £31.99
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Model Year Details (4)

1989 R.245 1989
Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - The Silcock Express
1990 R.245 1990
Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - The Silcock Express
1992 R.245 1992
Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - The Silcock Express
1996 R.245 1996
Class 47 Co-Co Locomotive - The Silcock Express

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