A brand new EX-SHOP STOCK 00 gauge example especially developed by “Hornby Model Railways” as part of their DIGITAL series. This Class 87 Electric locomotive is named SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL running no. 87019. Comes complete with all paperwork, accessories and packaging!
The British Rail Class 87 is a type of electric locomotive designed and built by British Rail Engineering Limited (BREL) between 1973 and 1975. A total of thirty-six locomotives were constructed built to work passenger services over the West Coast Main Line (WCML).
The last mainstream locomotive hauled service took place on June 10, 2005. The fleet, not being fitted with On Train Monitoring and Recording (OTMR) could not operate beyond January 1, 2008 and were finally withdrawn from service, some going to Bulgaria between 2008 and 2012.