Bachmann 32-754A Class 57/0 57009 in DRS Compass Livery
Avery smart looking Locomotive used to haul charter trains all over the UK.
This is a Brand New release in this striking Direct Rail services Livery.
Model is DCC ready. A 21 pin chip required.
Fitted with Bi Directional and cab Lights.
Brand New unused.
Model Condition 10/10 Box 10/10
The class 57 locomotives were rebuilt by Brush between 1997 and 2004 for Freightliner. Class 47s were used to supply a core bodyshell with the 47s Sulzer engine and generator being replaced by a 12 cylinder EMD 645 engine allied to a refurbished Brush alternator recovered from withdrawn class 56 locomotives. Freightliner subsequently opted to order new class 66 locomotives to expand their fleet and as sufficient of the new locomotives entered service the 57s were sold on to other operators. DRS currently roster 9 of them, though most are usually stored serviceable ready for use on a ‘spot hire’ b