Model Year Details

1976 - Diesel Railcar

M79079 M79632

Diesel Railcar

Model: Diesel Railcar (Overall Model page)
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
Model Information: ---
Models Produced: * 42,000
* 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: 1976
Catalogue Number: R.157
Year Information: Model is complete with illuminated head codes that operate only in the direction of travel, and consists of powered and dummy coaches.
Model Motor: ---
Publication: Hornby Railways OO Model Catalogue XXII
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 22nd Edition
Hornby Railways OO Model Catalogue XXII
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Model Year Details (3)

1975 R.157 1975
Diesel Railcar
1976 R.157 1976
Diesel Railcar
1977 R.157 1977
Diesel Railcar

Related Service Sheets (3)

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

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