Class 77 Co-Co type EM2 electric locomotive

Kleinspoor Class 77 Co-Co type EM2 electric locomotive as NS1505 by Phil Burkett

Prototype

Operating company/organisation

BR (as Type EM2 and Class 77)
NS (as class 1500)

Years of operation

In Britain, on the Woodhead line: 1952-1968.
In the Netherlands: 1970+

Technical data

Voltage: 1500 V DC overhead.

Model

Manufacturer and supplier

Kleinspoor 

Construction

Resin body. Specially cast metal chassis that accepts the supplied Athearn trucks and drive gear. Yellow/red LED lighting! Numerous other detail parts.

Motive power

Motor and pantographs not included.

Price

Possibly 130 (check with Kleinspoor).

Availability

Originally released 1998. Rereleased with modifications 2003. Very short production runs.

Reviews

Background information: Scale Model Trains, October 1988
Nürnberg report item: Continental Modeller, April 1998
Discussed in: Satellite 1:87 issue 3
Full review in Satellite 1:87 issue 45

British 1:87 Scale Modelling