Hornby R3913

GBRf, Class 20/9, Bo-Bo, 20905 - Era 10

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Eras
Era 10 (2005 to 2015) Rebuilding of the Railways
Era 11 (2016 to 2021) Current Era

Manufacturer description
Built between 1957 and 1968 for use on light mixed freight trains, 228 English Electric Type 1 (later to become Class 20) locomotives were built. Affectionately known as 'Choppers', due to their distinctive engine sound, most of the class have now been retired from traffic but a few remain working, particularly with GBRf.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3913
RRP:
£72.99
Release date:
2021

Model details

Colour
Blue
DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Pristine
Livery
Blue & Yellow
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
3 Pole
Gauge
OO
Running number
20905

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
Class 20
Operator
GBRf
Motive power
Diesel
Max speed
60 mph / 75 mph
Designer
English Electric
Built
1989

* 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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