Hornby R3773

BR Provincial, Class 156, Set 156401, DMS No. 57401 and DMSL No. 52401, Era 8

Manufacturer catalogue image

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

Manufacturer description
Two-car set 156401, comprising DMS No. 57401 and DMSL No. 52401, was the first of the class to enter service having been built in November 1987 and sent to the RTC at Derby in December for type testing and evaluation.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3773
GTIN:
5055286657177
RRP:
£124.99
Release date:
2020

Model details

Coupling
Class Specific
DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Painted
Gauge
OO
Livery
Revised Sprinter
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 pole skew wound
Colour
Blue
Running number
156401

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
British Rail Class 156 "Super Sprinter"
Operator
BR
Motive power
Diesel Multiple Unit
Max speed
75 mph
Designer
Metro-Cammell
Built
1987-1989
Total produced
114

* 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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