Model Year Details

2002 - Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive

U.K.
90037


Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive

Model: Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive (Overall Model page)
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 - 245mm.
Models Produced: ---
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Logo
Logo Years: 1965 - 1997
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Railfreight 2-Tone Grey
B.R. Railfreight 2-Tone Grey
Livery Details: Light grey upper panel with lighter grey lower panel. Yellow cab ends with black window trimmings.
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.
Year: 2002
Catalogue Number: R.2291A
Year Information: Built by BREL at Crewe between 1987 and 1990 this class of 50 was originally intended for Express Passenger service however they have been seen pulling freight trains when the need has arisen. This particular example is shown in the Railfreight Distribution livery with the subsector markings denoting that it is suitable for mixed freight traffic. Powered by a ringfield motor the model has a working pantograph that will allow control from an overhead catenary system as well as via the rail in the conventional manner.
Model Motor: Ringfield
Publication: Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Eighth Edition 2002
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 48th Edition
Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Eighth Edition 2002
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UK Price List: £51.00
Aust Price List: ---
Can Price List: ---

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Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
2002 R.2291A 2002
Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive
2003 R.2291A 2003
Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive
2004 R.2291A 2004
Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive

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