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Gopher Models N Commonwealth Railways/Aust National GM12

Product Code: G-GM12

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Commonwealth Railways GM12 class locomotive, built by Clyde Engineering, Granville.

  • Power unit EMD16-567C, V16
  • Generator EMD D12
  • Power output 1800hp
  • Tractive effort (continuous) 57,300lb
  • Max speed 89mph (143kph)
  • Weight 116t

There were 36 in the class, of which this model represents GM12-GM36.

Modifications were made to the roof on GM37-GM47 and these will be available as extras.

Traction motors varied across the models with

  • D37 used for GM12-GM21
  • D47 used for GM22-GM26
  • D57 used for GM27-GM29
  • D67 used for GM30-GM39
  • D77 used for GM40-GM47

GM17-GM21 had a window added to the right hand side read, the same as the NSWGR 42 class, but without a side window.

Ready To Run Commonwealth Railways GM class locomotive, fitted with MicroTrains couplers and includes decals for the entire class. A sweet running locomotive for the period 1957- until 1980's!