Hornby R3568

BR, Class 71, Bo-Bo, E5018 - Era 6

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
The early 1950s were a time of great plans and modern ideas, not least where the railways were concerned but still recovering from the financial effects of the Second World War. Many of these plans had to be implemented in a measured way.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3568
GTIN:
5055288636910
RRP:
£170.99
Release date:
2017

Model details

Colour
Green
Coupling
NEM
DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Painted
Gauge
OO
Livery
Green with Late Crest
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 pole skew wound
Couplings
NEM
Running number
E5018
Features
Directional lighting
Interior lighting

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
Class 71
Operator
BR
Motive power
Electric
Wheel arrangement
Bo-Bo
Designer
BR
Built
1958-1960
Total produced
24

* 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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