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2003 - Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive (Weathered)

U.K.
56105


Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive (Weathered)

Model: Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive (Weathered) (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 56105
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.
Weathered edition.
Models Produced: ---
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Logo
Logo Years: 1965 - 1997
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Blue Large Logo
B.R. Blue Large Logo
Livery Details: Rail blue with yellow cab and black window trimming, with large logo.
Company Information: British Railways came into existence in 1948 when the dominating four British railway companies amalgamated. Steam traction on British Railways ended in 1968 and the system was re-branded as British Rail.
Year: 2003
Catalogue Number: R.2253A
Year Information: ---
Model Motor: Ringfield
Publication: Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Ninth Edition 2003
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 49th Edition
Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Ninth Edition 2003
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Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive (Weathered)

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