Model Details

Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive

U.K.
90018

Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive

Years Released: 1993 1994 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 2 years.

Model: Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive
Running Number: 90018
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.
Models Produced: * 1,350
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1993 1994

1993 1994
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Logo
Logo Years: 1965 - 1997
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Rail Express
B.R. Rail Express
Livery Details: Red lower panels with three quarters grey upper panels. Distinctive blue dashes.
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 (2)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1993 R.062 1993
Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive
1994 R.062 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
1993 A section of Class 90 locomotives now runs in the very smart Rail Express Parcels livery. No 018 carries the new Crewe Eagle depot motif on the cabsides. The model has a working pantograph and is powered by a Type 6 ringfield motor.
1994 Hornby electric locomotives, with operating roof mounted pantographs can pick up current either from an overhead catenary system like their full size counterparts or, by changing a switch, from the running rails. The model is in Parcels livery and is powered by a Type 6 ringfield motor.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1993 Type 6 Ringfield
1994 Type 6 Ringfield

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1994 £42.95

Catalogue Images (2)

R.062 - Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - 1993
R.062 Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - 1993

R.062 - Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - 1994
R.062 Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - 1994


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