Model Details

Class 90 Electric Locomotive

U.K.
90135

Class 90 Electric Locomotive

Years Released: 1997 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 1 year.

Model: Class 90 Electric Locomotive
Running Number: 90135
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 - 245mm.
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

1997

1997
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 (1)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1997 R.2005 1997
Class 90 Electric Locomotive

Related Service Sheets (3)

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
209 Class 90 Locomotive March 1998

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1997 New running numbers for a Class 90 of Railfreight Distribution, used to haul mixed freight on this side of the Channel Tunnel from 1995 onwards. This model features a working pantograph which can pick up power from Hornbys overhead power system. You can also power it from the track in the conventional manner. Ringfield motor supplies the drive.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1997 Ringfield

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R.2005 - Class 90 Electric Locomotive - 1997
R.2005 Class 90 Electric Locomotive - 1997


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