Model Year Details

1991 - Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive

U.K.
90033


Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive

Model: Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 90033
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 1,600 models made in all, assuming that equal numbers were made of the three versions, there should be around 500 of each.
Models Produced: * 1,600
* 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. Mainline
B.R. Mainline
Livery Details: Grey 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.
Year: 1991
Catalogue Number: R.593
Year Information: Powered by Type 6 ringfield motor, the model has a working pantograph. In mainline livery and produced in three versions with running numbers 90030, 90033 or 90034.
Model Motor: Type 6 Ringfield
Publication: Hornby Railways - 37th Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 37th Edition
Hornby Railways - 37th Edition
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Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1991 R.593 1991
Class 90 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive
1992 R.593 1992
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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