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Network Rail Class 31 A1A A1A 31602 Driver Dave Green Era 9 Entering traffic on 12 May, 1960 as D5614, in April 1998 it was withdrawn for modification to Class 31/6, and renumbered 31602. The locomotive re-entered traffic with Fragonset, as Chimera, then Network Rail, and was named as Driver Dave Green at Derby RTC in November 2007, marking 52 years of railway service by the driver.
DCC Type: DCC Ready
Period: Era 9 (1996 - 2018)
Operator/Livery: Network Rail, Yellow
Class: Class 31
Designer: Brush Traction
Entered Service: 1960
Minimum Curve: R2
Age Suitability: 14+
Motor: 5 Pole Skew Wound
Wheel Configuration: A1A-A1A
A fantastic selection of Hornby 00 gauge diesel and electric locomotives. Coming to the fore during the 1950s, the diesel-electric locomotive displaced many a steam engine and has been a dominant part of the railway landscape ever since. Hornby's extensive range of diesel and electric locomotives is perfect to complement any train set from this time of transition through to the modern day layout.
Whether you are looking for early models to run alongside your steam locomotives or modern high speed trains, explore our range of DCC-fitted and DCC-ready locomotives. For the ultimate experience, we also have our fascinating diesel and electric locomotives with sound range.
Whatever you choose, from the passenger-moving multiple units to the ever popular diesel and electric locomotive workhorses, Hornby's accurate details and fine build quality will ensure these electric and diesel locomotives perform tirelessly and look the part alongside our extensive collection of a ccessories and rolling stock.
Here at Hobbies we aim to dispatch all in stock items on the same working day, if ordered by 2:00pm. UK mainland orders will be delivered by either Royal Mail or DHL.
DHL normally advise an estimated delivery slot via SMS or Email notification. Please see below for shipping charges.
Plans, Fretsaw Blades, Flags, Decals and Vinyl Lettering
Orders Up To £100
Orders Over £100 & Hobbies Catalogues (UK Only)
Royal Mail TRACKED
Maximum Postage (Wood Packs, Panels and Flammable Goods)
Express Next Working Day & Nominated Delivery (Placed Before 2pm)
Please note: Orders to surcharge areas may incur an additional cost if a parcel is oversized, overweight or contains flammable goods. We will contact you before posting. Please see Postage for more information regarding surcharge areas.
We also deliver all over the world. For information regarding overseas orders please see Postage for further details.
So why buy from Hobbies?
Hobbies have built a reputation for providing first class goods and excellent service, with over 125 years of experience supplying model makers, machinists, craftsman & enthusiasts alike. We pride ourselves on our worldwide reputation for high quality customer service and we are always happy to provide help and support, from advice with choosing what product to buy to after sales support, such as guidance with the building process of a model kit. Our customer support and service is comprehensive, and we won’t disappear after you have made a purchase. Not convinced? Then just ask one of our many thousands of satisfied customers, both here in the UK and overseas.
We believe model making is not just a pastime, but also an experience to share with friends, siblings, children and grandchildren. Hobbies stock a diverse range of hobby kits and accessories, from Revell kits to dolls houses, model boat kits to balsa aircraft. Whatever your age or experience level, you’ll be able to find something to pique your interest at Hobbies.
If there is anything you need help with, or even just a general enquiry, then please Contact Us.