A brand new 00 gauge example especially developed by “Bachmann Model Railways” as part of their latest DCC ready series. This example is the 21pin DCC Class 57/3 Pride of Crew DRS Compass Blue 32-763.
The Class The Class 57 is a mixed traffic diesel electric locomotive. It has a maximum speed of 95mph and produces 2,500hp from its 12-cylinder diesel engine. The engine was remanufactured from Class 47’s by Brush Traction of Loughborough between 1998 and 2004.
There are three variants of the Class 57, to include one designed for freight traffic (57/0). Another to conduct rescue duties as well as to drag electric trains along routes that lacked overhead wires (57/03).