Model Details

A.E.1 Type AL1 Electric Locomotive

U.K.
E3001

A.E.1 Type AL1 Electric Locomotive

Years Released: 1968 1969 1970 1971 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 4 years.

Model: A.E.1 Type AL1 Electric Locomotive
Running Number: E3001
Category: Diesel Electric Locomotives
Diesel Electric Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 81 (AL1)
Class 81 (AL1)
Designer: AEI
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. As a large number of unproven electric locomotives would be required to take over both passenger and goods services over former Midland West Coast Mainline (WCML) as steam was retired, British Railways placed orders for five designs of varied source for comparison purposes. The AL1 was the first, often regarded as the most successful, of the prototype designs that followed. More...
Weight: 80 tons
Purpose: Mixed Traffic
Wheel Arrangement: BO-BO
BO-BO
Model Information: ---
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

1968 1969 1970 1971

1968 1969 1970 1971
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Logo
Logo Years: 1965 - 1997
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Blue
B.R. Blue
Livery Details: Rail blue with 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.

Model Ranking:
Current: 401 - February 2017
Previous: 392 - January 2017
Movement: (-9)

Model Year Details (4)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1968 R.753 1968
A.E.1 Type AL1 Electric Locomotive
1969 R.753 1969
A.E.1 Type AL1 Electric Locomotive
1970 R.753 1970
A.E.1 Type AL1 Electric Locomotive
1971 R.753 1971
A.E.1 Type AL1 Electric Locomotive

Related Service Sheets (2)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
47 Locomotive - R.753 December 1966
70 AE1 Locomotive - R.753 April 1968

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1968 Working pantograph. Operates from the track or overhead catenary system.
1969 Locomotive with working pantograph. Operates from the track or overhead catenary system.
1970 Locomotive with working pantograph. Operates from the track or overhead catenary system.
1971 Locomotive with working pantograph. Operates from the track or overhead catenary system.

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1970 83/-

Catalogue Images (4)

R.753 - A.E.1 Type AL1 Electric Locomotive - 1968
R.753 A.E.1 Type AL1 Electric Locomotive - 1968

R.753 - A.E.1 Type AL1 Electric Locomotive - 1969
R.753 A.E.1 Type AL1 Electric Locomotive - 1969

R.753 - A.E.1 Type AL1 Electric Locomotive - 1970
R.753 A.E.1 Type AL1 Electric Locomotive - 1970

R.753 - A.E.1 Type AL1 Electric Locomotive - 1971
R.753 A.E.1 Type AL1 Electric Locomotive - 1971


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