Model Details

Class 92 Co-Co Electric Locomotive - Elgar

U.K.
92009

Class 92 Co-Co Electric Locomotive - Elgar

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

Model: Class 92 Co-Co Electric Locomotive - Elgar
Running Number: 92009
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 92
Class 92
Designer: British Rail
Class Information: This class was designed specifically to operate services through the Channel Tunnel between Britain and France. The majority of the 92s are named after European composers and writers.
Weight: 126 tons
Purpose: Heavy Freight
Wheel Arrangement: CO-CO
CO-CO
Model Information: Length - 11 inches - 28cm.
Models Produced: * 2,900
* 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.

Model Ranking:
Current: 1209 - July 2017
Previous: 1784 - June 2017
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Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1995 R.289 1995
Class 92 Co-Co Electric Locomotive - Elgar
1996 R.289 1996
Class 92 Co-Co Electric Locomotive - Elgar

Related Service Sheets (1)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
203 Class 92 Electric Locomotive July 1997

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1995 The Class 92s are at present being built for Railfreight Distribution and the SNCF (French Railway System). They have been manufactured so they can function at both ends of the Channel Tunnel. State of the art design and engineering has made it possible for the 92s to operate from four power systems and at 3 million per locomotive makes them the most expensive locomotives ever built in the UK. The Hornby model represents the first of the initial batch and incorporates a mass of body, roof and chassis detail.
1996 The Class 92s have been designed and built to function at both ends of the Channel Tunnel. The innovative construction allow them to operate using four different power systems. The Hornby model not only includes many separately fitted detail components but also incorporates lights that operate in the direction of travel, plus an unbelievable degree of decoration clarity.

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1995 £45.30
1996 £49.99

Catalogue Images (2)

R.289 - Class 92 Co-Co Electric Locomotive - Elgar - 1995
R.289 Class 92 Co-Co Electric Locomotive - Elgar - 1995

R.289 - Class 92 Co-Co Electric Locomotive - Elgar - 1996
R.289 Class 92 Co-Co Electric Locomotive - Elgar - 1996


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