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1997 - Class 58 Diesel Electric Locomotive


Class 58 Diesel Electric Locomotive

Model: Class 58 Diesel Electric Locomotive (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 58023
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 58 (Type 5)
Class 58 (Type 5)
Designer: British Rail
Class Information: Development of second generation diesels came slowly to British Railways. But by the mid to late 1970ís the need for more powerful and specialised motive power was so great that BREL produced the Class 58 while production of earlier 56ís was still in progress, being first introduced in December 1982. More...
Weight: 129 tons
Purpose: Heavy Freight
Wheel Arrangement: CO-CO
Model Information: Length - 252mm.
Models Produced: ---
Company: Mainline - Mainline Freight
Logo: Mainline Logo
Logo Years: 1994 - 1996
Mainline Freight
Livery: Mainline Blue
Mainline Blue
Livery Details: Aircraft blue with a silver bodyside stripe. Large rolling wheels logo with Mainline branding.
Company Information: Mainline Freight was a freight company formed in 1994, and was based in the South-East of England. In 1996 the company was amalgamated with others to form EWS.
Year: 1997
Catalogue Number: R.2011
Year Information: New running numbers this year for the Class 58 in the livery of independent freight operator Mainline, dating it to 1994. The class was first introduced in 1983, and Mainline uses it exclusively to haul Merry Go Round wagans (MGRs) from coal depots to power stations. Type 7 motor supplies the power. Batches of this locomotive will be produced with different running numbers.
Model Motor: Type 7
Publication: Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Third Edition 1997 - The legend is alive
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 43rd Edition
Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Third Edition 1997 - The legend is alive
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Model Year Details (2)

1997 R.2011 1997
Class 58 Diesel Electric Locomotive
1998 R.2011 1998
Class 58 Diesel Electric Locomotive

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