SSR B61 ‘Bernie Baker’

$395.00

4 in stock (can be backordered)

Description

DCC installed Gopher Models B61 ‘Bernie Baker’ ex Victorian Railways locomotive.

B61 is currently owned and operated by SSR (Southern Shorthaul Railroad) and was named Bernie Baker with a special paint scheme to commemorate the gathering of Streamliner locos at Goulburn NSW 2016.

  • Installed with Zimo MX616 decoder
  • Features:
    • Directional headlights with soft start
    • Advanced motor control, PWM, P & I controller custom programmed for these locos
    • Programmed to DCC address #3 unless otherwise requested
    • Operable on DC
  • The decoder also features the following customisable options:
    • Support for keep alive capacitors
    • Lighting effects: flashing, dimming, soft start, American lighting effects, etc.
    • Shunting mode
    • Programmable to two complete sets of CV’s
    • Automatic uncoupling
    • Operable brake via function key
    • Railcom
    • Support for automatic braking, Lenz ABC, Märklin & Zimo HLU
    • Swiss Mapping

Victorian Railways (VR) B Class built by Clyde Engineering.

EMD ML2

  • Power Unit: EMD 16-567BC, V16, 950RPM Max
  • Generator: EMD D12
  • Traction Motors: 6 x EMD D27
  • Power output for traction: 1500hp
  • Continuous tractive effort: 40,240lb
  • Max speed: 83mph (133kph)
  • Weight: 114t 0cwt

There were 26 in class B60 to B85 and was delivered between 14 Jul 1952 and 22 Feb 1954.

B60 was the only named B class in VR – Harold W Clapp.  In VLine livery it was Sir Harold Clapp

B62 was the first diesel to run 1,000,000 miles in Australia.

View on the Gopher Models website: B61 Bernie Baker

Additional information

Weight 250 kg

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