Hornby R3697

DRS, 'Northern Belle' Train Pack - Era 10

Manufacturer catalogue image

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

Manufacturer description
West Coast Railways, Class 57 Co-Co, 57601 'Windsor Castle' with Northern Belle Mk2 Coaches, First Open 'Chatsworth' and 'Warwick' and Corridor Brake First Car 'Mow Cop'. The Northern Belle luxury train service commenced in June 2000, the result of an extensive programme of refurbishment undertaken by Venice-Simplon Orient Express featuring a number of ageing ex-BR Mk.2 vehicles.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3697
GTIN:
5055286655241
RRP:
£149.99
Release date:
2019

Model details

Finish
Painted
DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Gauge
OO
Livery
Pullman
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 Pole Skew wound
Name
Windsor Castle
Running number
57601

Prototype information

Introduced
Early 2000s
Locomotive class*
Class 57
Operator
GBRf
Wheel arrangement
Co-Co
Max speed
75 mph / 95 mph
Designer
Brush Traction
Motive power
Diesel
Built
2001
Coach type
British Railways Mark 2
TOPS classification
FO (First Open)

* 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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