Model Year Details

1999 - Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

U.K.
56049


Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

Model: Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 56049
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: Transrail - Transrail
Logo: Transrail Logo
Logo Years: 1994 - 1996
Transrail
Livery: Transrail Dutch
Transrail Dutch
Livery Details: Grey with a yellow strip and black trimming around windows.
Company Information: Transrail was a freight company formed in 1994, and was based in South West England, Wales, the North West and Scotland. In 1996 the company was amalgamated with others to form EWS.
Year: 1999
Catalogue Number: R.2106
Year Information: The livery of the Transrail Engineering Department has this yellow strip in place of the standard dark grey strip, and this is popularly known as the Dutch livery. Like the main Transrail livery, it is still very much in evidence, hauling the same freight loads as any normal Transrail Class 56. Ringfield motor.
Model Motor: Ringfield
Publication: Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Fifth Edition 1999
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 45th Edition
Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Fifth Edition 1999
Logo & Box Design:


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

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