• Class 47/3 47375 'Tinsley Traction Depot' BR RF Distribution European OO Gauge

Designed from scratch, this all-new model incorporates unrivalled levels of detail and technical features taking the Branchline Class 47 to new heights for British outline diesel locomotives. With high fidelity mouldings, numerous separately fitted parts and countless tooling variations to capture the minutiae of the real locomotives throughout their lives - ensuring each model is faithful to its prototype – our new 47 is brought to life with an exquisite livery application using true-to-prototype colours, fonts and logos. Along with an unprecedented array of lighting features, our new Dual Fitted speaker system is fitted to all models bringing to life our SOUND FITTED models. For the ultimate experience, choose our SOUND FITTED DELUXE models with their ground breaking motorised radiator fans and authentic tinted windscreen glazing!


Bachmann Branchline OO Scale

Era 8

Pristine BR Railfreight Distribution European livery

Named ‘Tinsley Traction Depot - Quality Approved’

Running No. 47375

Etched Nameplates and Depot Plaques included

Equipped with a Plux22 DCC Decoder Socket – recommended Decoder item No. 36-570

Length 255mm

DETAIL VARIATIONS SPECIFIC TO THIS MODEL


Plated Headcode Panel at No. 1 End and Flush Front at No. 2 End

Cut-Cab Locomotive

Checker Plate Kickplate below Cab Door

Single Arm Windscreen Wipers

Round Buffers

Full Cab Roof Vents

Serck Radiator Grilles

Ribbed Exhaust Panels

Blanked Roof Boiler Port

Water Tanks Removed

Later Extended Fuel Tanks

NRN Aerials

High Intensity Headlights

Plated Bogie-mounted Cab Steps

Slow Speed Speedo Drive

BACHMANN BRANCHLINE CLASS 47 SPECIFICATION


MECHANISM:


Five pole, twin shaft motor with two flywheels providing drive to both bogies

All axle drive

Electrical pickup from all wheels

Separate metal bearings fitted to each axle

Diecast metal chassis block and bogie towers

Diecast metal gearboxes, with gearing arranged for prototypical running speeds and haulage capabilities

5mm (OO gauge) wheels to NEM310 & NEM311 standards with authentic profile and detailing

Detachable coupling pockets to NEM362 standards fitted to each bogie

Designed to operate on curves of second radius (438mm) or greater

DETAILING:


Bogies constructed from multiple components featuring full relief detail

Rotating radiator fans, driven by an independent motor and gearbox, operated via a DCC function, or randomised when operated as part of the sound project on DCC and Analogue control (SOUND FITTED DELUXE models only)

Tinted windscreen glazing (SOUND FITTED DELUXE models only)

Separately applied metal detail parts, including grab handles, windscreen wipers and etched fan grilles

Sprung metal buffers

Each model supplied with a full set of decorated, model-specific bufferbeam pipework and accessory parts

LIGHTING:


Directional lighting, switchable on/off at either end on DCC or Analogue control

Cab lighting*, assigned to two DCC functions for separate switching of each

Separately switched Engine Room lighting* (*when used on DCC)

Authentic light colours and temperatures selected for each model based on era and application

DCC:


Plux22 DCC decoder interface

SOUND:


Two quality speakers employed for optimum sound reproduction, fitted to every model as standard

ESU Loksound V5DCC Sound Decoder fitted to SOUND FITTED and SOUND FITTED DELUXE versions

Sound files produced specifically for the Bachmann Branchline Class 47 using recordings from real locomotives

SOUND FITTED and SOUND FITTED DELUXE models operate on DCC and Analogue control as supplied. On Analogue, an authentic engine start up sequence, including the momentary dimming of all lights during engine start up, and running sounds are produced when power is applied

LIVERY APPLICATION:


Authentic liveries applied to all models

Multiple paint applications employed on each model using BR specification colours

Logos, numerals and text added as appropriate using multi-stage tampo printing using authentic typefaces, logos and colours

 


CLASS 47 HISTORY


Towards the end of the 1950s, British Railways began planning a new fleet of diesel locomotives and after investigating several prototypes, BR decided to place an order with Brush Engineering for 20 locomotives during February 1961. The resulting design became the iconic Brush Type 4 Diesel locomotive, a practical, versatile design with a very distinctive cab. Powered with a Sulzer engine and initially rated at 2,750hp, the locomotive could achieve a top speed of 75mph with a tractive effort of 55,000lb. Building commenced in January 1962 and the first locomotive No. D1500 appeared in late September of the same year with test runs on the London Midland Region and Western Region. The design was a success and BR went on to order a total of 512 with continuous production through to early 1967, forming the largest single class of main-line diesel locomotives in the UK.


During this time and subsequent years, several variations appeared with an increase in speed and tractive effort to 95mph and 62,000lb respectively. Originally fitted with four character train reporting head-codes, these changed to marker lights, with the addition of high intensity lights and roof aerials in the late 1980s. Other variations involved the fitting of different types of steam heating boiler for early BR coaching stock, later replaced with electric train heating for use with modern rolling stock. The numbering system started with four figures but changed to five with the introduction of the TOPS coding system which saw the locomotives classified as Class 47 Diesels with variations such as 47/0, 47/2, 47/3, 47/4 and 47/7. By the end of the 1990s, half of the Class 47 fleet had been withdrawn or scrapped, 33 have been converted into Class 57 locomotives and several have been preserved, including the original No. D1500, now numbered 47401.

Specifications
Class 47
Gauge OO
Livery BR
Type Diesel
Brand Bachmann

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Class 47/3 47375 'Tinsley Traction Depot' BR RF Distribution European OO Gauge

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  • Brand: Bachmann
  • Product Code: 35-419
  • £203.99

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