Hornby R3705

John Dewar & Sons, R&H 48DS, 0-4-0, No. 458957 - Era 8

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Era
Era 8 (1983 to 1994) British Rail Sectorisation

Manufacturer description

R&H No. 458957 left Boultham Works on 6 July, 1961, being one of the final ten 48DS locomotives built and was purchased by John Dewar & Sons for use at their Inveralmond distillery, until its closure in 1994.


The locomotive was saved for preservation and is currently operating at the Bridge of Dun station on the Caledonian Railway as 'Dewar Highlander'.


N.B: Fit is incompatible with R7150 and requires 6-PIN Nano Decoder

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3705
GTIN:
5055286655302
RRP:
£79.99
Release date:
2019

Model details

Coupling
NEM + Tension Lock
DCC status
DCC Ready 6 pin socket
Finish
Pristine
Gauge
OO
Livery
Red
Minimum radius curve
1st Radius (371mm)
Motor
3 Pole Skew wound
Colour
Red
Running number
458957

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
Ruston & Hornsby 48DS
Operator
John Dewar & Sons
Motive power
Diesel
Wheel arrangement
0-4-0
Designer
Ruston & Hornsby
Built
1931

* 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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