Model Year Details

1998 - Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

U.K.
56058


Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

Model: Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 56058
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 56 (Type 5)
Class 56 (Type 5)
Designer: British Rail
Class Information: During the early 1970’s the need for more powerful dedicated heavy freight diesel-electric motive power led to the development of the Class 56 in order to haul the newly introduced Merry-Go-Round dedicated coal traffic. The Class 56 was to be the first newly designed diesel in 15-years and was first of the second generation diesels used by British Rail. The Class 56 was nick-named “Grids” due to the expanded metal mesh grille located at cab ends. More...
Weight: 126 tons
Purpose: Heavy Freight
Wheel Arrangement: CO-CO
CO-CO
Model Information: Length - 254mm.
Models Produced: ---
Company: EWS - English, Welsh and Scottish Railway
Logo: EWS Logo
Logo Years: 1996 - 2007
English, Welsh and Scottish Railway
Livery: EWS Maroon & Yellow
EWS Maroon & Yellow
Livery Details: Maroon with yellow stripe.
Company Information: EWS is the largest British rail freight company, formed after the break-up of British Rail.
Year: 1998
Catalogue Number: R.2075
Year Information: The livery of the English, Welsh & Scottish Railway Company (EWS) first appeared on the tracks in 1996. EWS uses the Class 56 to haul freight. Ringfield motor.
Model Motor: Ringfield
Publication: Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Forth Edition 1998
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 44th Edition
Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Forth Edition 1998
Logo & Box Design:


UK Price List: £49.50
Aust Price List: ---
Can Price List: ---

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Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1998 R.2075 1998
Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive
1999 R.2075 1999
Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

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