Model Details

V.R. B Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust)

Australia
5007

V.R. B Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust)

Years Released: 1974a 1975a 1976a 1977a 1978a (Model Year pages)
Model released for 5 years.

Model: V.R. B Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust)
Running Number: 5007
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: V.R. B Class
V.R. B Class
Designer: Clyde Engineering
Class Information: Victorian Railways, Australia. Class introduced 1951.
Weight: 121 tons
Purpose: Mixed Traffic
Wheel Arrangement: BO-BO
BO-BO
Model Information: Australian release. Running number is not true to the real engine.
* 6,200 solo models produced and 17,300 in sets.
Models Produced: * 23,500
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1974a 1975a

1976a 1977a

1978a

1974a 1975a

1976a 1977a

1978a
Company: V.R. - Victorian Railways
Logo: Victorian Railways Logo
Logo Years: 1960s & 1970s
Victorian Railways
Livery: V.R. Blue
V.R. Blue
Livery Details: Blue with yellow lining.
Company Information: Victoria, Australia

Model Ranking:
Current: 434 - December 2019
Previous: 146 - November 2019
Movement: (-288)

Model Year Details (5)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1974a R.159 1974a
V.R. B Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust)
1975a R.159 1975a
V.R. B Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust)
1976a R.159 1976a
V.R. B Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust)
1977a R.159 1977a
V.R. B Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust)
1978a R.159 1978a
V.R. B Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust)

Train Sets Included In (2)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1974a 1975a Inter-Capital Freighter Set (Aust)
1976a 1977a 1978a Spirit Of Progress Set (Aust)

Related Service Sheets (4)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
61 Power Bogies - R.55, R.155, R.159, R.253 April 1968
95 Power Bogies - R.159, R.253, R.308 June 1974
HR1976 P3 Operating Instructions - Page 3 - Train Operation - 1976 1976
HR1976 P4 Operating Instructions - Page 4 - Train Operation - 1976 1976

Model Photos & Notes (2)

DATE TYPE TITLE AUTHOR
16 Aug 2005 Information Info From Hornby Book Of Trains 1971 David Shannon
21 Oct 2006 Photo The Fantastic B Class Andrew Menner

Info From Hornby Book Of Trains 1971 The Fantastic B Class

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1974a Released in Australia only. Locomotive fitted with working headlight in direction of travel.
1975a Released in Australia only. Working headlights.
1976a Working headlights.
1977a Released in Australia only.
1978a Released in Australia only.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1975a X.03
1976a X.03
1977a X.03

Catalogue Images (5)

R.159 - V.R. B Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust) - 1974a
R.159 V.R. B Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust) - 1974a

R.159 - V.R. B Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust) - 1975a
R.159 V.R. B Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust) - 1975a

R.159 - V.R. B Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust) - 1976a
R.159 V.R. B Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust) - 1976a

R.159 - V.R. B Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust) - 1977a
R.159 V.R. B Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust) - 1977a

R.159 - V.R. B Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust) - 1978a
R.159 V.R. B Class Diesel Locomotive (Aust) - 1978a


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