Model Year Details

1993 - Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive

U.K.
90037

Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive

Model: Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 90037
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: Length - 9 5/8 inches - 24.5cm.* With 2,400 models made in all, assuming that equal numbers were made of the three versions, there should be around 800 of each.
Models Produced: * 2,400
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Logo
Logo Years: 1965 - 1997
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Railfreight Speedlink Distribution
B.R. Railfreight Speedlink Distribution
Livery Details: Light grey upper panel with lighter grey lower panel. Yellow cab ends with black window trimmings. Grey with yellow ends vans.
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.
Year: 1993
Catalogue Number: R.586
Year Information: The livery is Railfreight Distribution as applied to part of the Class 90 fleet with the Crewe cat depot motif. The model has a working pantograph and is produced with the running numbers 90037, 90040 or 90042. Powered by Type 6 Ringfield motor.
Model Motor: Type 6 Ringfield
Publication: Hornby Railways - 39th Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 39th Edition
Hornby Railways - 39th Edition
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Model Year Details (4)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1991 R.586 1991
Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive
1992 R.586 1992
Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive
1993 R.586 1993
Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive
1994 R.586 1994
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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