Hornby R30080

BR, Class 47, Co-Co, 47593 ‘Galloway Princess’ – Era 7– WEBSITE EXCLUSIVE

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Eras
Era 7 (1972 to 1982) British Rail Blue (TOPS)
Era 11 (2016 to 2021) Current Era

Manufacturer description
Built between 1962 and 1968, the Class 47 Co-Co Diesel-Electric locomotive was once the most numerous class of mainline diesel in Britain with 512 examples. 310 locomotives were constructed by Brush in Loughborough, and the remaining 202 at Crewe. The locomotives were used for passenger and freight operations.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R30080
RRP:
£74.99
Release date:
2021

Model details

Gauge
OO
Colour
Blue
DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Pristine
Livery
BR Blue with Large Logo
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 Pole Skew wound
Name
Galloway Princess
Running number
47593

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
Class 47
Operator
BR Coal Sector Yellow
Motive power
Diesel
Max speed
80 mph / 95 mph
Designer
Brush
Built
1979-1984

* 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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