Hornby R3906

GBRf, Class 47/7, Co-Co, 47739 - Era 11

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Era
Era 11 (2016 to 2021) Current Era

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. In December 2017, GBRf purchased three Class 47/7 locomotives from Colas Railfreight; 47727, 47739 and 47749, as all were excess to Colas' requirements.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3906
RRP:
£74.99
Release date:
2020

Model details

DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Pristine
Gauge
OO
Livery
Blue
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 Pole Skew wound
Colour
Blue
Running number
47739

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
Class 47
Operator
GBRf
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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