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British Rail class 90
Great Britain | 1987 | 50 produced
Virgin Trains 90015 “The International Brigades Spain 1936-1939” at Carlisle in August 2004
Virgin Trains 90015 “The International Brigades Spain 1936-1939” at Carlisle in August 2004
Phil Scott
General
Built1987-1990
ManufacturerBREL
Axle configB-B 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length61 ft 6 in
Wheelbase43 ft 6 in
Fixed wheelbase10 ft 9 in
Service weight186,368 lbs
Adhesive weight186,368 lbs
Axle load46,592 lbs
Power
Power sourceelectric - AC
Electric system25,000 V 50 Hz
Continuous power5,000 hp (3,729 kW)
Top speed110 mph
Starting effort58,000 lbf
Power Plant
Boiler
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last changed: 08 2023
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