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Class 90 Electric Locomotive - Mission : Impossible


Class 90 Electric Locomotive - Mission : Impossible

Uncatalogued Model - Image not from catalogue.

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

Model: Class 90 Electric Locomotive - Mission : Impossible
Running Number: 90002
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
Model Information: Model Rail magazine limited edition model.
Includes certificate signed by Chris Leigh - Editor in Chief of Model Rail, Simon Kohler - Marketing Manager of Hornby and Brian Barrett - Chief Executive of Virgin Trains.
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Company: VT - Virgin Trains
Logo: Virgin Logo
Logo Years: ---
Virgin Trains
Livery: Virgin Red
Virgin Red
Livery Details: Red 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 Add Information:
Name: Andy Brennan
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Country: USA
Date: 5 Dec 2015

Model Year Details (1)

1997 R.2048 1997
Class 90 Electric Locomotive - Mission : Impossible

Limited Edition

1997 Limited Edition of 525

Model Photos & Notes (1)

5 Dec 2015 Photo R.2048 Certificate Sam Mitchell

R.2048 Certificate

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Model Catalogue Information

1997 Length - 245mm.

Motor Information

1997 Ringfield

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R.2048 - Class 90 Electric Locomotive - Mission : Impossible - 1997
R.2048 Class 90 Electric Locomotive - Mission : Impossible - 1997

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