Hornby R3751

Caledonian Sleeper, Class 87, Bo-Bo, 87002 'Royal Sovereign' - Era 10

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Eras
Era 10 (2005 to 2015) Rebuilding of the Railways
Era 11 (2016 to 2021) Current Era

Manufacturer description

87002 was built at Crewe, entering traffic on 29 June, 1973 allocated to Willesden depot. Named as Royal Sovereign on 4 July, 1978, the name was removed when the locomotive was repainted into Porterbrook Leasing

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3751
GTIN:
5055286655807
RRP:
£169.99
Release date:
2019

Model details

Coupling
NEM
DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Pristine
Gauge
OO
Livery
Blue
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 Pole Skew wound
Name
Royal Sovereign
Colour
Blue
Running number
87002

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
Class 87
Operator
Caledonian Sleeper
Motive power
Electric
Max speed
110 mph
Designer
BREL
Built
1973-1975
Total produced
36

* Class names often change over the lifespan of a locomotive, so this is not necessarily the class name used by the operator in the period modelled.

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