Hornby R3757

EWS, Class 47/7, Co-Co, 47798 'Prince William' - Era 9

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Era
Era 9 (1995 to 2004) Initial Privatisation

Manufacturer description

Class 47/7 locomotives are a modification of Class 47/4 locomotives, being fitted with long range fuel tanks and new cabling to work with Propelling Control Vehicles (PCV) on mail carrying services. Two locomotives, 47798 Prince William and 47799 Prince Henry, were dedicated for use on the Royal Train from May 1995 and were designated as Class 47/7c, before being replaced by Class 67 locomotives in 2004 and withdrawn into preservation.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3757
RRP:
£79.99
Release date:
2019

Model details

DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Pristine
Gauge
OO
Livery
Royal Train Claret
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 Pole Skew wound
Name
Prince William
Colour
Claret
Running number
47798

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
Class 47
Operator
EWS
Motive power
Diesel
Max speed
80 mph / 95 mph
Designer
Brush Traction
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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