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1997 - Class 86 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive

U.K.
86417

Class 86 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive

Model: Class 86 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 86417
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: Length - 9 1/16 inches - 23cm.
Models Produced: * 2,800
* 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. Rail Express
B.R. Rail Express
Livery Details: Red lower panels with three quarters grey upper panels. Distinctive blue dashes.
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: 1997
Catalogue Number: R.322
Year Information: The Class 86 is modelled here in the striking livery of Rail Express Services (1994 onwards) which nicely emphasises the details of body, chassis and bogies. The model features a working pantograph that can pick up power from the Hornby overhead power system. The model can also take power from the track in the conventional fashion. It is driven by a ringfield motor.
Model Motor: Ringfield
Publication: Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Third Edition 1997 - The legend is alive
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 43rd Edition
Hornby - OO Scale Model Railways - Forty-Third Edition 1997 - The legend is alive
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Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1996 R.322 1996
Class 86 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive
1997 R.322 1997
Class 86 Bo-Bo Electric Locomotive

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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