B61 ‘Bernie Baker’

$540.00

4 in stock (can be backordered)

Description

Sound 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 MS490 sound decoder
    • 128Mbit sound storage, 16 bit sound playback, 1W amplifier
  • Custom 660uF keep alive capacitor
  • 15 x 11mm sugar cube speaker with custom enclosure
  • EMD-567C prime mover sounds with either Nathan P5, Leslie 3 Chime, Leslie 5 Chime, RVB 3 Chime or Westinghouse A B horn
    • Simply change one CV value to switch between any of the above horn profiles
  • Directional headlights with soft start (F0)
  • Dim headlights (F1)
  • Shunting mode – momentum heavily reduced (F19)
  • Sound features via function buttons:
    • Coast on demand and automatically (F5)
    • Light/heavy load – prime mover notches up slow/fast dependent on speed (F6)
    • Drive lock (F9)
    • Notch 8 (F12)
    • Manual Notching (F16 – on/off, F17 – notch down, F18 – notch up)
    • Mute (F20)
    • Volume increase/decrease (F22/21)
  • Cue-able sounds:
    • Long, short & alternate horn (F2, 3, 10)
    • Dynamic brakes – when activated prime mover automatically drops to idle (F4)
    • Brake squeal (F7)
    • Coupler (F11)
    • Air compressor – loops until switched off (F13)
    • Air release (F14)
    • Spitters (F15)
  • Automatic sounds:
    • Air compressor – randomly plays when locomotive is at rest
    • Air release – randomly plays when locomotive is at rest

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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