Model Details

Class 86 Electric Locomotive - Caledonian

U.K.
86245

Class 86 Electric Locomotive - Caledonian

Years Released: 2001 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 1 year.

Model: Class 86 Electric Locomotive - Caledonian
Running Number: 86245
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 - 230mm.
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

2001

2001
Company: VT - Virgin Trains
Logo: Virgin Logo
Logo Years: ---
Virgin Trains
Livery: Virgin Blue
Virgin Blue
Livery Details: Blue with black ends and three distinct white stripes.
Company Information: Virgin Trains was formed during the privatisation of British Rail.

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Model Year Details (1)

YEAR CAT MODEL
2001 R.2242 2001
Class 86 Electric Locomotive - Caledonian

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
2001 A unique locomotive for the Virgin fleet, in a unique colour. No 86245 was named 'Caledonian' at Glasgow Central on 15 February 1998, marking the 150th anniversary of the completion of the through link to London from Scotland. In commemoration of this the locomotive was given a traditional Caledonian blue livery with red stripes in place of the more familiar Virgin red. The model is powered by a ringfield motor.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
2001 Ringfield

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R.2242 - Class 86 Electric Locomotive - Caledonian - 2001
R.2242 Class 86 Electric Locomotive - Caledonian - 2001


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