Diesel Locomotive Encylopedia

The complete list of Chinese Diesel Locomotive prototype models is below. For detailed model reviews, please scroll below the summary table

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Model Reviews

Model Train China (MTC) 

Plastic HO scale model of the Beijing (BJ) class Bo-Bo diesel-hydraulic locomotives.

BJ

1:87 Scale

Rating
7/10

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Haidar 

Extremely high detailed and fragile model of the DF1/3 Diesel-electric locomotives, the first in the Dong Feng series of domestically built locomotives

DF

Rating
7/10

1:87 Scale

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Bachmann China

DF4B

Rating
5 - 7.5/10*

1:87 Scale

Plastic shell HO scale model of the DF4B class Co-Co Diesel-electric locomotive, one of the most ubiquitous locomoitves in China

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Haidar

Brass HO scale model of the DF4C prototype Diesel-electric locomotives. As it shares the same body as the DF4B, the review can also double for Haidar's brass DF4B's

DF4B/BD/C

1:87 Scale

Rating
7/10

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Model Train China (MTC)

Die-Cast HO scale model of the DF4C Diesel-Electric locomotives

DF4C

1:87 Scale

Rating
8/10

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Bachmann China

Plastic shell HO scale model of the DF4D class Diesel-electric Co-Co locomotives. Review includes both freight and passenger variants

DF4D

1:87 Scale

Rating
5 - 7/10*

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Bachmann China

A plastic HO scale model of the DF4DK express passenger Diesel-electric locomotives. This model was one of the final Diesel models produced by Bachmann China

DF4DK

1:87 Scale

Rating
7.5/10

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Piko

DF7C

Rating
8.5/10

1:87 Scale

Plastic model of the modern DF7C Diesel-electric shunter locomotives. DC & DCC Sound versions

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Bachmann China

DF7G

Rating
7/10

1:87 Scale

Plastic model of the modern DF7G Diesel-electric shunter locomotives (Beijing 27 version). This was Bachmann's first hood unit diesel model

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Bachmann China

DF8B

Rating
6 - 8/10*

1:87 Scale

Plastic HO scale model of the powerful DF8B class Diesel-electric frieght locomotive (Qishuyan style). Review includes both of Bachmann's versions 

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CMR Line

DF8B

Rating
7/10

1:87 Scale

Plastic HO scale model of the DF8B class Diesel-electric frieght locomotive in both Ziyang and QIshuyan format. 

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Bachmann China

Plastic model of the beautiful DF11 express passenger Diesel-electric locomotives in HO scale. Review includes the early and retooled versions

DF11

1:87 Scale

Rating
6 - 8/10*

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Bachmann China

    Plastic model of the double unit variant of the DF11G express passenger Diesel-electric locomotive

DF11G

1:87 Scale

Rating
7/10

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Red Star Models

DF11Z

1:87 Scale

    Plastic shell HO scale model of the DF11Z twin unit express passenger locomotive, used for predominantly for government use

Rating
8.5/10

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Bachmann China

DFH3

1:87 Scale

    Plastic shell HO scale model of the diesel-hydraulic passenger locomotive, common in the north east of China between the 1970's - 1990's

Rating
8/10

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Bachmann China

ND2

1:87 Scale

    Extremely well built HO scale model of the Romanian built ND2 class Co-Co Diesel-locomotive

Rating
9/10

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CMR Line

ND4

1:87 Scale

HO scale plastic model of the ND4 class, imported from France. They were built by Alstom and operated between 1974 and 1999 around Beijing. 

Rating
8.5/10

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Bachmann China

ND5

1:87 Scale

HO scale plastic model of the ND5 class, imported from the United States from General Electric (C36-7). The review includes both ph1 & ph2 variants

Rating
8/10

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Bachmann China

NJ2

1:87 Scale

Plastic HO scale model of the imported NJ2 class Diesel-electric locomotives, from General electric locomotives for use on the Tibet Railway 

Rating
4/10

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Charming Model Train Studios

NY6/7

1:87 Scale

Extremely well detailed, but highly flawed Die-Cast model of the NY6/7 class Diesel-hydraulic locomotives, imported from East Germany 

Rating
5/10

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