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Class 86 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - Frank Hornby

U.K.
86414

Class 86 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - Frank Hornby

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Years Released: 1988 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 1 year.

Model: Class 86 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - Frank Hornby
Running Number: 86414
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 86 (AL6)
Class 86 (AL6)
Designer: British Railways
Class Information: British Railways Modernisation Plan put forth plans in the late 1950ís to electrify large parts of the network using 25-kV AC electric over-head catenary. Subsequently plans were put forth by BR for five prototype designs to be built in sufficient quantities in order to evaluate locomotives, resulting in the AL6, later Class 86. More...
Weight: 81 tons
Purpose: Mixed Traffic
Wheel Arrangement: BO-BO
BO-BO
Model Information: Length - 9 1/16 inches - 23cm.
Models Produced: * 3,250
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1988

1988
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Logo
Logo Years: 1965 - 1997
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Inter City Swallow Grey
B.R. Inter City Swallow Grey
Livery Details: Grey 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 (1)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1988 R.388 1988
Class 86 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - Frank Hornby

Related Service Sheets (2)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
123 B.R. Class 86/2 Electric Phoenix - R.360 April 1981
123 (Back) B.R. Class 86/2 Electric Phoenix - R.360 - Back April 1981

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1988 Model available only by mail order from Hornby.
** Image from the publication, Hornby - The Official Illustrated History by Ian Harrison.

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R.388 - Class 86 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - Frank Hornby - 1988
R.388 Class 86 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - Frank Hornby - 1988


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