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2006 - Class 56 Diesel Locomotive

U.K.
56088

Class 56 Diesel Locomotive

Model: Class 56 Diesel Locomotive (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 56088
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 - 252mm.
Image not available, image for R.2476A shown.
Models Produced: ---
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Logo
Logo Years: 1965 - 1997
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Railfreight Grey
B.R. Railfreight Grey
Livery Details: Grey with yellow cab ends and black window trimmings.
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: 2006
Catalogue Number: R.2476B
Year Information: ---
Model Motor: Five pole Ringfield.
Publication: Hornby - Edition Fifty-Two 2006 - OO Gauge Model Railways
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 52nd Edition
Hornby - Edition Fifty-Two 2006 - OO Gauge Model Railways
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Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
2005 R.2476B 2005
Class 56 Diesel Locomotive
2006 R.2476B 2006
Class 56 Diesel Locomotive
2007 R.2476B 2007
Class 56 Diesel Locomotive

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