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Class 47/7 47711

RRP £339.95
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Etched Nameplates included
SOUND FITTED - Fitted with a ESU Loksound V5DDC Sound Decoder – See below for the function list


  • Plated Headcode Panels
  • Single Bufferbeam Bracket denoting a Brush-built Machine
  • Cab-Front-mounted ETH Equipment
  • Scottish Jumper Cables
  • Single Arm Windscreen Wipers
  • Round Scottish ‘Car’ Headlight
  • Round Buffers
  • Kickplate below Cab Door
  • Full Cab Roof Vents
  • Serck Radiator Grilles
  • Ribbed Exhaust Panels
  • Blanked Roof Boiler Port
  • Early Extended Range Fuel Tanks
  • Battery Box Cooling Pipes
  • Plated Bogie-mounted Cab Steps
  • Slow Speed Speedo Drive


  • Five pole, twin shaft mo
  • Five pole, twin shaft motor with two flywheels providing drive to both bogies
  • All axle drive
  • Electrical pickup from all wheels
  • Separate metal bearings fitted to each axle
  • Diecast metal chassis block and bogie towers
  • Diecast metal gearboxes, with gearing arranged for prototypical running speeds and haulage capabilities
  • 5mm (OO gauge) wheels to NEM310&NEM311 standards with authentic profile and detailing
  • Detachable coupling pockets to NEM362 standards fitted to each bogie
  • Designed to operate on curves of second radius (438mm) or greater


  • Bogies constructed from multiple components featuring full relief detail
  • Separately applied metal detail parts, including grab handles, windscreen wipers and etched fan grilles
  • Sprung metal buffers
  • Each model supplied with a full set of decorated, model-specific bufferbeam pipework and accessory parts


  • Directional lighting, switchable on/off at either end on DCC or Analogue control
  • Cab lighting*, assigned to two DCC functions for separate switching of each
  • Separately switched Engine Room lighting* (*when used on DCC)
  • Authentic light colours and temperatures selected for each model based on era and application

  • DCC:

    Plux22 DCC decoder interface


  • Two quality speakers employed for optimum sound reproduction, fitted to every model as standard
  • ESU Loksound V5DCC Sound Decoder fitted to SOUND FITTED and SOUND FITTED DELUXE versions
  • Sound files produced specifically for the Bachmann Branchline Class 47 using recordings from real locomotives
  • SOUND FITTED and SOUND FITTED DELUXE models operate on DCC and Analogue control as supplied.

  • On Analogue, an authentic engine start up sequence, including the momentary dimming of all lights during engine start up, and running sounds are produced when power is applied


  • Authentic liveries applied to all models
  • Multiple paint applications employed on each model using BR specification colours
  • Logos, numerals and text added as appropriate using multi-stage tampo printing using authentic typefaces, logos and colours


    F0 - Directional Lights - On/Off (plus Light Switch Sound)
    F1 - On - Warm Engine Start / On, Off - Failed Engine Start / On, Off, On - Cold Engine Start
    F2 - Brake
    F3* - Horn (Playable)
    F4* - Two-Tone Horn
    F5 - Heavy Load
    F6 - Coasting (Manual notch Down if F22 On)
    F7 - Maximum Revs (Manual notch Up if F22 On)
    F8** - On - Coupling Up / Off - Uncoupling
    F9 - Flange Squeal (Speed Related)
    F10*** - Fan Noise
    F11 - Engine Room Lights On/Off (plus Light Switch Sound)
    F12 - On - Guard’s Whistle / Off - Driver’s Response Horn
    F13 - Cab Lights On/Off No. 1 (plus Light Switch Sound)
    F14 - Cab Lights On/Off No. 2 (plus Light Switch Sound)
    F15 - Auto Uncouple Cycle
    F16 - AWS Horn
    F17 - AWS Bell
    F18 - On - Sound Fades Out / Off - Sound Fades In
    F19 - Mute (Latch) / Volume Cycles 6 Levels (Trigger)
    F20 - No. 1 End (Fan) Directional Lights Off
    F21 - No. 2 End (non-Fan) Directional Lights Off
    F22 - Manual Notching Logic On/Off (control with F6&F7)
    F23 - Spirax Valve
    F24 - Station Announcement
    F25 - On - Driver’s Door Open / Off - Driver’ Door Shut
    F26 - Air Dump

    *Alternative Horn sounds and behaviour can be selected via CV changes
    ** Alternative coupling sounds can be selected via CV changes
    *** Fan sounds are randomised with F1 On. F10 allows you to override this and activate on demand

    Analogue Users: Please note that normal load running sounds and any other automatic or randomised sounds will also operate, along with randomised fan sounds when this model is used on analogue control (DC) straight from the box!


    Towards the end of the 1950s, British Railways began planning a new fleet of diesel locomotives and after investigating several prototypes, BR decided to place an order with Brush Engineering for 20 locomotives during February 1961. The resulting design became the iconic Brush Type 4 Diesel locomotive, a practical, versatile design with a very distinctive cab. Powered with a Sulzer engine and initially rated at 2,750hp, the locomotive could achieve a top speed of 75mph with a tractive effort of 55,000lb. Building commenced in January 1962 and the first locomotive No. D1500 appeared in late September of the same year with test runs on the London Midland Region and Western Region. The design was a success and BR went on to order a total of 512 with continuous production through to early 1967, forming the largest single class of main-line diesel locomotives in the UK.

    During this time and subsequent years, several variations appeared with an increase in speed and tractive effort to 95mph and 62,000lb respectively. Originally fitted with four character train reporting head-codes, these changed to marker lights, with the addition of high intensity lights and roof aerials in the late 1980s. Other variations involved the fitting of different types of steam heating boiler for early BR coaching stock, later replaced with electric train heating for use with modern rolling stock. The numbering system started with four figures but changed to five with the introduction of the TOPS coding system which saw the locomotives classified as Class 47 Diesels with variations such as 47/0, 47/2, 47/3, 47/4 and 47/7. By the end of the 1990s, half of the Class 47 fleet had been withdrawn or scrapped, 33 have been converted into Class 57 locomotives and several have been preserved, including the original No. D1500, now numbered 47401.

    Accessory Pack
    Cab Light
    DCC Sound
    Directional Lighting
    Engine Room Lighting
    Era - 7
    Gauge - 00
    Length - 255mm
    Livery - BR Large Logo Blue
    Minimum Radius - 2nd Radius
    Name - Greyfriars Bobby
    NEM Couplings
    Running Number(s) - 47711
    Sprung Buffers

    Manufacturer : Bachmann
    SKU : 35-415SF
    EAN : 803393064570
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