Model Details

Diesel Electric Two Car Pullman

U.K.
W60095 W60747

Diesel Electric Two Car Pullman

Years Released: 1969 1970 1971 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 3 years.

Model: Diesel Electric Two Car Pullman
Running Number: W60095 W60747
Category: Train Packs
Train Packs
Locomotive Class: Class 251 Blue Pullman
Class 251 Blue Pullman
Designer: Jack Howe Design Consultant for B.R.
Class Information: The Blue Pullman unit train concept was conceived as part of the 1955 Modernisation Plan in order to compete with road and air travel then taking hold of the country by providing luxury Pullman accommodation on high traffic routes on Midland and Western Regions of British Railways. Ultimately, the Pullman sets were not deemed an over-all success and services were prematurely withdrawn long before the equipment costs were amortized. However, many of the lessons learned paved the future of passenger rail travel in Britain through the success of the experimental Class 252 High Speed Train units being tested during the later period of Pullman operations. More...
Weight: 67 tons (Power Car) - 299 tons (6 Car Set) - 364 tons (8 Car Set)
Purpose: Express Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: BO-BO
BO-BO
Model Information: ---
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

1969 1970 1971

1969 1970 1971
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Logo
Logo Years: 1965 - 1997
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Grey & Blue
B.R. Grey & Blue
Livery Details: ---
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: 800 - October 2017
Previous: 682 - September 2017
Movement: (-118)

Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1969 R.555C 1969
Diesel Electric Two Car Pullman
1970 R.555C 1970
Diesel Electric Two Car Pullman
1971 R.555C 1971
Diesel Electric Two Car Pullman

Train Sets Included In (1)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1969 1970 Diesel Pullman Set

Related Service Sheets (2)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
60 Power Bogie - R.157, R.555 April 1968
96 Power Bogie for Diesel Pullman - R.555 June 1974

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1969 Contains one powered and one non-powered car. Models have full interior detailing.
1970 Consists of powered and non-powered cars with interior seating.
1971 Contains one powered and one non-powered car. Models have full interior detailing.

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1970 97/-
1971 105/-

Catalogue Images (3)

R.555C - Diesel Electric Two Car Pullman - 1969
R.555C Diesel Electric Two Car Pullman - 1969

R.555C - Diesel Electric Two Car Pullman - 1970
R.555C Diesel Electric Two Car Pullman - 1970

R.555C - Diesel Electric Two Car Pullman - 1971
R.555C Diesel Electric Two Car Pullman - 1971


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