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1996 - Class 25 Bo-Bo Diesel Electric Locomotive


Class 25 Bo-Bo Diesel Electric Locomotive

Model: Class 25 Bo-Bo Diesel Electric Locomotive (Overall Model page)
Running Number: D5206
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 25 (Type 2)
Class 25 (Type 2)
Designer: British Railways
Class Information: An elaboration of the earlier Class 24 design also built with Sulzer power plants, the Class 25 saw minor appearance differences with both modest speed and horsepower increases. Numerous Class 25 locomotives primarily saw service on the Midland and Scottish Regions of British Railways. They also saw service on the Western Region as interim replacements for the Class 35 Hymek locomotives upon withdrawal in 1972. More...
Weight: 72 tons
Purpose: Light Passenger & Freight
Wheel Arrangement: BO-BO
Model Information: Length - 7 7/8 inches - 20cm.
Models Produced: * 2,600
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
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.
Year: 1996
Catalogue Number: R.253
Year Information: Before they were called 25s this class of locomotive were given the equally imaginative name of Type 2. 327 were built and used to pull goods and passenger trains throughout the UK. The Hornby example shows the 25 in the livery of its formative days with the power being provided by a ringfield motor.
Model Motor: Type 5 Ringfield
Publication: Hornby Railways - 42nd Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 42nd Edition
Hornby Railways - 42nd Edition
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UK Price List: £34.99
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Model Year Details (3)

1995 R.253 1995
Class 25 Bo-Bo Diesel Electric Locomotive
1996 R.253 1996
Class 25 Bo-Bo Diesel Electric Locomotive
1997 R.253 1997
Class 25 Bo-Bo Diesel Electric Locomotive

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