Hornby R30024

Freightliner, Class 66, Co-Co, 66623 'Bill Bolsover' - 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. 66623 'Bill Bolsover', named to honour the chairman of Aggregate Industries, was delivered to Freightliner UK in February 2007, entering the UK via Newport docks aboard the ship 'MV Fairload'.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R30024
RRP:
£74.99
Release date:
2021

Model details

Colour
BLue
DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Pristine
Gauge
OO
Livery
Bardon Aggregates
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 Pole Skew wound
Name
Bill Bolsover
Running number
66623

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
Class 66
Operator
Freightliner
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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