Hornby R30047 Class 37 ROP 37510 “Orion” Rail Operations Group
Hornby R30047 Class 37
37 510 “Orion”
In Rail Operations Group Livery
Era11 – Rail Road Range
Pre-Order Due Aug 2021!
£ 75 – Analogue.
£107 – 8 Pin Decoder Fitted
£150 – TTS Fitted
£217 – ESU V5 Olivia’s Sound Fitted.
Additional Work Available- DCC Fitted Only: (NOT TTS)
£36 – Directional Working Lights Fitted.
£ 7 – Cab Light
£45 – ESU Stay Alive Fitted (ESU Decoder Req.)
Entering service as the English Electric Type 3, the British Rail Class 37 diesel locomotives were built at the Vulcan Foundry in Newton-le-Willows in a Co-Co configuration, based on locomotive designs for export markets. Built to undertake both freight and passenger work across all BR sectors, these engines proved highly reliable and, after overhaul, many survived in service across the network into the 1990s.
British Rail first placed an order for forty-two Class 37 locomotives in January 1959, the first of which was delivered in November 1960, entering service on 2 December with the last of this original batch complete by mid-1962, by which time subsequent orders had been placed. The last of the 309 locomotives built was delivered to the Western Region on 9 November 1965, originally numbered in the range D6700-D6999 and D6600-D6608.
Many Class 37 Locomotives were refurbished in the 1980s, extending their life. As a result, the Class 37 remains in service to this day as one of the longest serving classes on British railways. Second-hand locomotives have been exported to railways in France and Spain whilst in the UK many locomotives no longer required to work have been preserved.
Rail Operations Group operate a fleet of 6 locomotives built between 1961 and 1963. They have been modified to allow them to move EMUs around the network including modifications to allow them to couple with and operate the brakes on various EMU classes without the need for translator vehicles.
Built in 1963 the locomotive was initially numbered D6812 but became 37112 under TOPs in 1974. The locomotive was updated to Class 37/5 specification in 1985 and was renumbered 37510.
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£6 Royal Mail upto 10kg (Recorded Delivery 2-5 days) from postal Date
£10 DHL Next Day Delivery upto 10kg (from pick up schedule)
£22 DHL upto 1kg insured to £300
£34 DHL Insured to £800
Over 1kg we will discuss the weight & insured value on a per order valuation.
Tel: 0114 3216 160 Or 0114 2647 449.