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1982 - Class 58 Co-Co Freight Locomotive


Class 58 Co-Co Freight Locomotive

Model: Class 58 Co-Co Freight Locomotive (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 58001
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 58 (Type 5)
Class 58 (Type 5)
Designer: British Rail
Class Information: Development of second generation diesels came slowly to British Railways. But by the mid to late 1970ís the need for more powerful and specialised motive power was so great that BREL produced the Class 58 while production of earlier 56ís was still in progress, being first introduced in December 1982. More...
Weight: 129 tons
Purpose: Heavy Freight
Wheel Arrangement: CO-CO
Model Information: Released as 58007.
* Model released before the prototype seen therefore livery incorrect, notably no Railfreight names, a white line along the footplate and black buffer beams.
Length - 9 7/8 inches - 25.2cm.
Models Produced: * 4,800
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Logo
Logo Years: 1965 - 1997
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Railfreight
B.R. Railfreight
Livery Details: Blue with yellow cab ends with black lining. Large logo extending the height of the loco body.
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: 1982
Catalogue Number: R.250
Year Information: ---
Model Motor: Ringfield
Publication: Hornby Railways 28th Edition 1982 Catalogue OO Scale
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 28th Edition
Hornby Railways 28th Edition 1982 Catalogue OO Scale
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UK Price List: £21.95
Aust Price List: ---
Can Price List: ---

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1982 R.250 1982
Class 58 Co-Co Freight Locomotive

Related Service Sheets (4)

137 B.R. Class 58 Loco - R.250 January 1984
137 (Back) B.R. Class 58 Loco - R.250 - Back January 1984
137A B.R. Class 58 Loco - R.250, R.283, R.705 June 1988
137A (Back) B.R. Class 58 Loco - R.250, R.283, R.705 - Back June 1988

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