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Class 91 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - Sir Henry Royce

U.K.
91031

Class 91 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - Sir Henry Royce

Years Released: 1996 1997 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 2 years.

Model: Class 91 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - Sir Henry Royce
Running Number: 91031
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 91
Class 91
Designer: British Rail
Class Information: Also know as the InterCity 225. A top speed of 140 mph (225 km/h).
Purpose: Express Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: BO-BO
BO-BO
Model Information: Length - 10 inches - 25.5cm.
Models Produced: * 930
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1996 1997

1996 1997
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Logo
Logo Years: 1965 - 1997
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Inter City Swallow
B.R. Inter City Swallow
Livery Details: White and dark grey with red and white lining and yellow cab ends.
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
1996 R.367 1996
Class 91 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - Sir Henry Royce
1997 R.367 1997
Class 91 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - Sir Henry Royce

Related Service Sheets (2)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
147 B.R. Class 91 Electric Loco November 1989
147 (Back) B.R. Class 91 Electric Loco - Back November 1989

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1996 On June 2nd 1995, on the East Coast Mainline, Class 91 Sir Henry Royce hauling a train filled with dignitaries over a section of track between Grantham and Peterborough, set a new British Record of 154 mph for a train carrying passengers. Although the Hornby model is not capable of such speeds it can pick-up current to power its ringfield motor from either the roof mounted pantograph or via the wheels direct from the track.
1997 This was the locomotive that set a new British passenger train record of 154mph on 2 June 1995 with a train full of VIPs over a section of track between Grantham and Petersborough. The Class 91 has been in operation since 1989. The Hornby model has a working pantograph designed to operate with Hornbys overhead power supply system. You can also power it from the track in the conventional fashion. A ringfield motor supplies the drive.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1997 Ringfield

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1996 £47.99

Catalogue Images (2)

R.367 - Class 91 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - Sir Henry Royce - 1996
R.367 Class 91 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - Sir Henry Royce - 1996

R.367 - Class 91 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - Sir Henry Royce - 1997
R.367 Class 91 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - Sir Henry Royce - 1997


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