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BR Class 40 ‘Whistler’

The English Electric built Class 40 is a much-utilized British railway diesel-electric locomotive, that took over duties at the end of the steam era. A total of 200 were built by English Electric between 1958 and 1962 at the Vulcan Foundry. They were numbered D200-D399.  They were for a time the pride of the British Rail’s early diesel fleet. Despite their initial success, by the time the last examples were entering service they were already being replaced on some top-link duties by more powerful locomotives. As they were slowly relegated from express passenger uses, the type found work on secondary passenger and freight services where they worked for many years. The final locomotives ended regular service in 1985.
• Etched Grills
• Cab light
• Cast Chassis
• Fine detail
• LokSound V5.0 with duel speakers
• Cold start sound function
Model Numbers.
40106 Full BR Green

40135 BR Green with full Yellow Ends

40135 BR Blue with full yellow ends

Limited edition run of (250), D326: The Great Train Robbery Class 40.
DCC Ready £210
DCC Fitted £240
DCC Sound £310