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1994 - Class 35 Hymek Diesel Hydraulic Locomotive


Class 35 Hymek Diesel Hydraulic Locomotive

Model: Class 35 Hymek Diesel Hydraulic Locomotive (Overall Model page)
Running Number: D7093
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 35 (Type 3) Hymek
Class 35 (Type 3) Hymek
Designer: Beyer Peacock
Class Information: Entering traffic in May 1961, the Type 3 design was envisaged by Western Region management as the ultimate replacement of 333 members of the Hall and Grange class steam locomotives. The Type 3ís were nick-named Hymekís, in recognition of the hydraulic Maybach transmissions employed. The locomotives were later classified Class 35 under TOPS. More...
Weight: 75 tons
Purpose: Mixed Traffic
Wheel Arrangement: B-B
Model Information: Length - 8 1/16 inches - 20.6cm.
Models Produced: * 2,900
* 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. Blue
B.R. Blue
Livery Details: Rail blue with yellow cab ends.
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: 1994
Catalogue Number: R.122
Year Information: Like the Western class, the Hymeks had a short life following BRs decision to standardise on diesel electric traction. But in their heyday they were popular and successful in both passenger and freight roles. The model is powered by a Type 5 ringfield motor.
Model Motor: Type 5 Ringfield
Publication: Hornby Railways - 40th Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 40th Edition
Hornby Railways - 40th Edition
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UK Price List: £31.05
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Current: 1931 - December 2023
Previous: 1926 - November 2023
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Model Year Details (2)

1994 R.122 1994
Class 35 Hymek Diesel Hydraulic Locomotive
1995 R.122 1995
Class 35 Hymek Diesel Hydraulic Locomotive

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