Model Details

Class 86 Electric Locomotive - Halleys Comet

U.K.
86504

Class 86 Electric Locomotive - Halleys Comet

Years Released: 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 5 years.

Model: Class 86 Electric Locomotive - Halleys Comet
Running Number: 86504
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: The model carries the Greyhound symbol of Willesden depot.
Length - 9 1/16 inches - 23cm.
Models Produced: * 2,200
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1990 1991 1992 1993 1994

1990 1991 1992 1993 1994
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Logo
Logo Years: 1965 - 1997
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Railfreight 2-Tone Grey
B.R. Railfreight 2-Tone Grey
Livery Details: Light grey upper panel with lighter grey lower panel. Yellow cab ends with black window trimmings.
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 (5)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1990 R.335 1990
Class 86 Electric Locomotive - Halleys Comet
1991 R.335 1991
Class 86 Electric Locomotive - Halleys Comet
1992 R.335 1992
Class 86 Electric Locomotive - Halleys Comet
1993 R.335 1993
Class 86 Electric Locomotive - Halleys Comet
1994 R.335 1994
Class 86 Electric Locomotive - Halleys Comet

Related Service Sheets (2)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
123 B.R. Class 86/2 Electric Phoenix - R.360 April 1981
123 (Back) B.R. Class 86/2 Electric Phoenix - R.360 - Back April 1981

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1991 Operates from running rails or from the overhead catenary through the Brecknell Willis pantograph. The sub-sector markings indicates general Railfreight traffic. Type 5 ringfield motor.
1992 Model fitted with Brecknell Willis type pantograph for optional overhead pick-up. Powered by Type 5 ringfield motor. General Railfreight traffic markings.
1993 Halleys Comet is depicted in Railfreight general traffic livery and with the Willesden greyhound depot motif as running up to 1990. It has now been reliveried and renumbered 86217. Model powered by Type 5 ringfield motor and fitted with Brecknell Willis type pantograph.
1994 The model depicts Halleys Comet as running in the late 1980s, since when it has been reliveried and renumbered 86217. The sub-sector marking is Railfreight general traffic. The loco is fitted with a Brecknell Willis operating pantograph and is powered by Type 5 ringfield motor.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1990 Type 5 Ringfield
1991 Type 5 Ringfield
1992 Type 5 Ringfield
1993 Type 5 Ringfield
1994 Type 5 Ringfield

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1992 £38.50

Catalogue Images (5)

R.335 - Class 86 Electric Locomotive - Halleys Comet - 1990
R.335 Class 86 Electric Locomotive - Halleys Comet - 1990

R.335 - Class 86 Electric Locomotive - Halleys Comet - 1991
R.335 Class 86 Electric Locomotive - Halleys Comet - 1991

R.335 - Class 86 Electric Locomotive - Halleys Comet - 1992
R.335 Class 86 Electric Locomotive - Halleys Comet - 1992

R.335 - Class 86 Electric Locomotive - Halleys Comet - 1993
R.335 Class 86 Electric Locomotive - Halleys Comet - 1993

R.335 - Class 86 Electric Locomotive - Halleys Comet - 1994
R.335 Class 86 Electric Locomotive - Halleys Comet - 1994


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