Model Details

Diesel Railcar

U.K.
M79079 M79632

Diesel Railcar

Years Released: 1975 1976 1977 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 3 years.

Model: Diesel Railcar
Running Number: M79079 M79632
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 101 DMU
Class 101 DMU
Designer: Metro-Cammell
Weight: 57 tons
Purpose: Suburban Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: BO-BO
BO-BO
Model Information: ---
Models Produced: * 42,000
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1975

1976 1977

1975

1976 1977
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Late Crest
Logo Years: 1956 - 1967
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Green
B.R. Green
Livery Details: Brunswick green with orange and black lining with yellow lettering.
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.

Model Ranking:
Current: 307 - December 2023
Previous: 299 - November 2023
Movement: (-8)

Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1975 R.157 1975
Diesel Railcar
1976 R.157 1976
Diesel Railcar
1977 R.157 1977
Diesel Railcar

Related Service Sheets (3)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
60 Power Bogie - R.157, R.555 April 1968
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
1 Dec 2006 Photo Great Photo From Railcar.co.uk Nicholas J Hatton
10 Dec 2006 Photo Classic Tri-ang B.R. Railcar Don Scott

Great Photo From Railcar.co.uk Classic Tri-ang B.R. Railcar

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1975 Running number in 75 catalogue - M79632. Model is complete with illuminated headcodes that operate only in the direction of travel.
1976 Model is complete with illuminated head codes that operate only in the direction of travel, and consists of powered and dummy coaches.
1977 Complete with illuminated headcodes in the direction of travel, and consists of Powered and Dummy coaches.

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1975 £10.33
1977 £13.50

Catalogue Images (3)

R.157 - Diesel Railcar - 1975
R.157 Diesel Railcar - 1975

R.157 - Diesel Railcar - 1976
R.157 Diesel Railcar - 1976

R.157 - Diesel Railcar - 1977
R.157 Diesel Railcar - 1977


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11,328 yearly Items over 57 Years.
4,069 individual Items.
3,707 Models.
362 catalogued Train Sets.
156 Train Packs.
820 Steam Locomotives.
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1,082 Passenger Coaches.
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