GM-EMD SW1001 diesel shunter

Foster Yeoman's EMD SW1001 diesel shunterYeoman SW1001 by Lorenzo Ricotti

Prototype

Loco details

operator

location

loco number/name

years

Foster Yeoman

Torr Works, Merehead Quarry, Somerset

44 'Western Yeoman II'

1980+

Hanson

Whatley quarry(?)

120

2003+

Note: These locos are not certified for use on mainline tracks.

Models

The SW1001 combines the SW1200 frame, cab and steps with the SW1000 engine and hood.

Modelling method 1: Combine an Athearn SW1000 with a Proto 2000 SW1200
Athearn 3932 - EMD SW1000 shunter + Life-Like 8811 - EMD SW900 shunter (similar to SW1200)

model

manufacturer

availability

supplier

EMD SW1000

Athearn

released c.1990

any Horizon Hobbies stockist

The main component required from the SW1000 model is the engine hood: this was available as a spare part from Athearn, part number 39500.

EMD SW1200

Proto 2000 by Life-Like (now Walthers)

released 1995-96

specialist US stockists

Modelling method 2: Add an Island Modelworks body shell set to a Proto 2000 S4
Island Modelworks SW1001 body shell set

model

manufacturer

availability

supplier

SW1001 body shell set

Island Modelworks

Limited quantities produced on demand through 2010

Island Modelworks

Alco S4

Proto 2000 from Life-Like (now Walthers)

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specialist US stockists

British 1:87 Scale Modelling