Model Year Details

2002 - Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

U.K.
56038


Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

Model: Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 56038
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.
Image not available, image for R.2288A shown.
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: 2002
Catalogue Number: R.2288
Year Information: A familiar sight as they work between pits and power stations with ‘merry-go-round' trains of 1000 tonnes or more. Built by BREL at Crewe or under license in Romania, these locomotives were designed for heavy freight duties, a task for which they are more than well suited .The Hornby model in the striking EWS livery is powered by a ringfield motor and collects current from all driven bogie wheels.
Model Motor: Ringfield
Publication: Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Eighth Edition 2002
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 48th Edition
Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Eighth Edition 2002
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UK Price List: £51.00
Aust Price List: ---
Can Price List: ---

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2002 R.2288 2002
Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

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