Class 90

Built: 1987-1990, BREL at Crewe as sub-contract for GEC

Electric supply: 25kV overhead

Traction motors: GEC G412CY frame mounted

Maximum tractive effort: 258kN (58,000lbf)

Brake force: 40t

Weight: 84.5t

Maximum speed: 110mph

Dimensions: 18.80x2.74m

Owners: Arriva, DB Schenker, Porterbrook

Operators: Abellio Greater Anglia, DB Schenker, Freightliner, ScotRail, Virgin Trains

Numbers: 90001-90050


Caption: DB Schenker 90029 stands at Edinburgh Waverley on June 5 2012. The Class 90 had worked a sleeper train from Carstairs earlier that morning. RICHARD CLINNICK. 

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