Model Details

Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive

U.K.
90037

Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive

Years Released: 1991 1992 1993 1994 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 4 years.

Model: Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive
Running Number: 90037
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 90
Class 90
Designer: British Rail
Class Information: The West Coast Mainline was converted to overhead electric power in stages during the 1960ís and early 1970ís. After experimentation with early AC electric classes, BR settled on producing a large fleet of Class 86 and 87ís to meet motive power demands. With motive power requirements being fulfilled by the mid 1970ís, further production of locomotives ceased until the arrival of Class 90ís in 1987 More...
Weight: 84.5 tons
Purpose: Passenger & Freight
Wheel Arrangement: BO-BO
BO-BO
Model Information: Length - 9 5/8 inches - 24.5cm.* With 2,400 models made in all, assuming that equal numbers were made of the three versions, there should be around 800 of each.
Models Produced: * 2,400
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1991 1992 1993 1994

1991 1992 1993 1994
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Logo
Logo Years: 1965 - 1997
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Railfreight Speedlink Distribution
B.R. Railfreight Speedlink Distribution
Livery Details: Light grey upper panel with lighter grey lower panel. Yellow cab ends with black window trimmings. Grey with yellow ends vans.
Company Information: British Railways came into existence in 1948 when the dominating four British railway companies amalgamated. Steam traction on British Railways ended in 1968 and the system was re-branded as British Rail.

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Model Year Details (4)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1991 R.586 1991
Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive
1992 R.586 1992
Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive
1993 R.586 1993
Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive
1994 R.586 1994
Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive

Related Service Sheets (2)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
146 4 Wheeled Power Bogie for Class 90 Loco November 1989
146 (Back) 4 Wheeled Power Bogie for Class 90 Loco - Back November 1989

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1991 The cab side carries the Crewe depot symbol while the Railfreight sub-sector symbol denotes Speedlink Distribution. Model powered by Type 6 ringfield motor has operating pantograph. Produced in three versions numbered 90037, 90040 or 90042.
1992 Class 90 locomotives formally designated Class 87/2 are based at Crewe and Willesdon for working the West Coast Main Line. The model has Railfreight Distribution markings. Powered by Type 6 Ringfield motor.
1993 The livery is Railfreight Distribution as applied to part of the Class 90 fleet with the Crewe cat depot motif. The model has a working pantograph and is produced with the running numbers 90037, 90040 or 90042. Powered by Type 6 Ringfield motor.
1994 The versatile Class 90 locomotives are used for mainline express passenger trains and freight working. The livery of our model is Railfreight Distribution and the cabside depot motif is the Crewe cat. The model is produced with running numbers 90037, 90040 or 90042. Power is from a Type 6 Ringfield motor.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1991 Type 6 Ringfield
1992 Type 6 Ringfield
1993 Type 6 Ringfield
1994 Type 6 Ringfield

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1992 £42.65
1994 £41.70

Catalogue Images (4)

R.586 - Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive  - 1991
R.586 Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - 1991

R.586 - Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive  - 1992
R.586 Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - 1992

R.586 - Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive  - 1993
R.586 Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - 1993

R.586 - Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive  - 1994
R.586 Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - 1994


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