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2010 - Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

U.K.
56059

Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

Model: Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 56059
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.
R.2648X is DCC fitted.
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: 2010
Catalogue Number: R.2648
Year Information: Twin bogie drive, pick-ups on all wheels.
Model Motor: Five pole skew wound.
Publication: Hornby - Edition Fifty-Six 2010 - OO Gauge Model Railways & Accessories
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 56th Edition
Hornby - Edition Fifty-Six 2010 - OO Gauge Model Railways & Accessories
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Model Ranking:
Current: 1592 - September 2018
Previous: 1094 - August 2018
Movement: (-498)

Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
2007 R.2648 2007
Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive
2009 R.2648 2009
Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive
2010 R.2648 2010
Class 56 Diesel Electric Locomotive

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