Hornby R30020

GBRf, Class 66, Co-Co, 66713 'Forest City' - Era 11

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Eras
Era 10 (2005 to 2015) Rebuilding of the Railways
Era 11 (2016 to 2021) Current Era

Manufacturer description

The Class 66 is a Co-Co diesel-electric freight locomotive introduced to Britain in June 1998. Over 500 locomotives were built, the final one being delivered to GB Railfreight in the spring of 2016.
No. 66713 ‘Forest City’ was delivered to Newport docks in May 2003. It’s name is a reference to the birthplace of the Class 66, the Electro-Motive Diesel factory in London, Ontario, a city often known as ‘The Forest City’.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R30020
RRP:
£74.99
Release date:
2021

Model details

Colour
Blue
DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Pristine
Gauge
OO
Livery
Blue & Yellow
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 Pole Skew wound
Name
Forest City
Running number
66713

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
Class 66
Operator
GBRf
Motive power
Diesel
Max speed
65 mph / 75 mph
Designer
GM/EMD
Built
1998-2014
Total produced
446

* 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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