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1999 - Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

U.K.
56100

Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

Model: Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 56100
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: Load-Haul - Load-Haul
Logo: Load-Haul Logo
Logo Years: 1994 - 1996
Load-Haul
Livery: Load-Haul Black
Load-Haul Black
Livery Details: Black with orange lower cabsides.
Company Information: Load-Haul was a railfreight operator based in the north east of the United Kingdom.
Year: 1999
Catalogue Number: R.2074
Year Information: Loadhaul, which commenced operation in 1996, was taken over by EWS in the same year. You still see Loadhaul liveried Class 56s, however, doing the usual Class 56 work.
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
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UK Price List: £49.50
Aust Price List: ---
Can Price List: ---

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Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1998 R.2074 1998
Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive
1999 R.2074 1999
Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

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