Model Details

Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive

U.K.
90001

Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive

Years Released: 1988 1989 1990 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 3 years.

Model: Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive
Running Number: 90001
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: The model operates from the running rails or an overhead catenary.
Length - 9 5/8 inches - 24.5cm.
Models Produced: * 7,000
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1988 1989 1990

1988 1989 1990
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Logo
Logo Years: 1965 - 1997
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Inter City Swallow
B.R. Inter City Swallow
Livery Details: White 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.

Model Ranking:
Current: 922 - September 2017
Previous: 774 - August 2017
Movement: (-148)

Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1988 R.242 1988
Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive
1989 R.242 1989
Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive
1990 R.242 1990
Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive

Related Service Sheets (2)

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

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1990 Running numbers to be issued are 90001, 90012 and 90014.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1988 Type 6 Ringfield
1989 Type 6 Ringfield
1990 Type 6 Ringfield

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1989 £30.50

Catalogue Images (3)

R.242 - Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - 1988
R.242 Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - 1988

R.242 - Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - 1989
R.242 Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - 1989

R.242 - Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - 1990
R.242 Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive - 1990


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