Heljan 2719

Class 27 5380 BR Two Tone Green Full Yellow Ends Weathered

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Eras
Era 5 (1957 to 1966) British Railways Late Crest
Era 6 (1967 to 1972) British Rail Blue (Pre-TOPS)

Manufacturer description

A more powerful development of Class 26 with a 1,250hp engine and four-character headcode panel in place of the old disc system. Initially distributed across the Midland, North Eastern and Scottish regions, from the late-1960s they were concentrated in Scotland and continued in passenger and freight service until 1987.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Heljan
Product Code:
2719
GTIN:
5708769027195
RRP:
£149.95

Model details

DCC status
DCC Ready 8-pin socket
Livery
BR green with late crest
Gauge
OO
Finish
Pristine
Coupling
NEM
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Running number
5380
Features
Directional lighting

Prototype information

Region
London Midland, North Eastern, Scottish
Used for
Freight and Passenger Traffic
Locomotive class*
British Rail Class 27
Operator
British Railways
Motive power
Diesel
Max speed
90 mph
Built
1961-1962
Built by
Birmingham Railway Carriage & Wagon Co. Smethwick
Total produced
69

* Class names often change over the lifespan of a locomotive, so this is not necessarily the class name used by the operator in the period modelled.

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