Electrics

From railrover
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Links * Main Page * Diesels * Electrics

Class 73[edit]

The Class 73 Electro-Diesel class of 48 locomotives are all based at Stewarts Lane Depot, there are two subclasses of locomotive these being the 73/0 which comprises of six locomotives and the 73/1 comprising of 42 locomotives. The 73/0 subclass are rarer engines and have a point score of 80. The 73/1 subclass have a point score of 50 as these are more readily available in game. Some "Solid" class 73 workings are found at London Waterloo of a late evening and early morning where they work through to Eastleigh where they are replaced for a Class 33 for the onward journey.

Class 76[edit]

The Class 76 is an Bo+Bo Electric Locomotive which runs on a 1.5 kV DC overhead electric supply. Introduced in 1950 these were used on the Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield "Woodhead" line, the class is no longer used on passenger services as the Woodhead line is winding down for closure in 1981 so the only Class 76 passenger trains are specially arranged rail tours.

Class 81[edit]

The Class 81 Electric Locomotive, formerly classed as AL1 was the first type of AC Locomotive delivered to British Rail. Originally there were 25 constructed however by July 1981 there are only 22 in service. All 22 locomotives are based at Glasgow Shields Road (GW) Depot and have a 30 point score.

Class 82[edit]

The Class 82 Electric Locomotive, formerly classed as AL2 is a high speed Bo-Bo AC Locomotive. There were 10 class 82s constructed and in 1981 there were 8 still in service. All 8 locomotives are based at Longsight (LG) Depot and have a 35 point score.

Class 83[edit]

The Class 83 Electric Locomotive, formerly classed as AL3 is a high speed Bo-Bo AC Locomotive. There were 15 class 83s constructed and in 1981 there were 12 still in service. All 12 locomotives are based at Longsight (LG) Depot and have a 35 point score.

Class 85[edit]

The Class 85 Electric Locomotive, formerly classed as AL5 is a high speed Bo-Bo AC Locomotive. There were 40 class 85s constructed and in 1981 there were 39 still in service. All 39 locomotives are based at Crewe Electric (CE) Depot and have a 25 point score.

Class 86[edit]

Class 87[edit]

The Class 87 Electric Locomotive, introduced in 1974 for the extension of electric working to Glasgow. All 36 of them were still in service in 1981. They are based at Willesden (WN) depot and have a 15 point score.