Hornby R3911

RailRoad GBRf, Class 73, Bo-Bo, 73965 - Era 11

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Era
Era 11 (2016 to 2022) Current Era

Manufacturer description

Locomotive No. 73965 was built in April 1966 as E6028. In January 1974 the locomotive was briefly re-numbered 73131 at the beginning of TOPS classification however this was changed to 73208 by the end of the month.


Between 1983 and 1997 the locomotive carried the name 'Croydon 1883-1983' and between 2006 and 2013 it carried the name 'Kirsten'. GB Rail freight took ownership of the locomotive from 2014, renumbering it to 73965.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3911
RRP:
£88.49
Catalogue:
2021 Range
Release date:
2021

Model details

Colour
Blue
DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Pristine
Livery
Blue & Yellow
Minimum radius curve
1st Radius (371mm)
Motor
3 Pole
Gauge
OO
Running number
73965

Prototype information

Introduced
1966
Locomotive class*
Class 73
Operator
GBRf
Motive power
Electro-diesel
Wheel arrangement
BO-BO
Max speed
90 mph
Designer
BR/EE
Built
1962-1967
Total produced
49

* 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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