Model Details

Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive

U.K.
90131

Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive

Years Released: 1995 1996 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 2 years.

Model: Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive
Running Number: 90131
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: * 1,600
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1995 1996

1995 1996
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 (2)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1995 R.270 1995
Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive
1996 R.270 1996
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
1995 This model is one of the Class 90 locomotives of Railfreight Distribution in the new Tunnel livery. RFD (Railfreight Distribution), is responsible for implementing Britains International Railfreight services in the UK and through the Channel Tunnel into Europe. The model, which can pick up power from either its wheels or via the pantograph, is powered by a Type 6 ringfield motor.
1996 Resplendant in the distinctive livery of Railfreight Distribution (Rfd), who are reponsible for implementing Britains International Railfreight services in the UK and through the Channel Tunnel into Europe. This beautifully decorated and detailed locomotive can pick up power for its ringfield motor either from the rails or via the roof mounted pantograph.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1995 Type 6 Ringfield
1996 Type 6 Ringfield

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1995 £45.00
1996 £46.99

Catalogue Images (2)

R.270 - Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - 1995
R.270 Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - 1995

R.270 - Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - 1996
R.270 Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - 1996


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