Class 87 Bo-Bo AC electrics

Dapol Class 87 nears production

BEN CHURCH

Dapol has unveiled first engineering samples of its new ‘N’ gauge Class 87 Bo-Bo electric.

BEN CHURCH

Dapol launches Class 87 for ‘N’

MARK CHIVERS

Dapol has announced plans for an all-new ‘N’ gauge BR Class 87 Bo-Bo electric locomotive.

MARK CHIVERS
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Colourful Class 87s join Hornby range

MARK CHIVERS

Hornby’s ‘OO’ gauge Class 87 AC electric locomotives are back, reflecting a colourful period on British Rail in the 1980s.

MARK CHIVERS
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Reality Check: The ‘Electric Scot’ - BR’s Class 87s

EVAN GREEN-HUGHES

For many years the premier express locomotives on the West Coast Main Line were the Class 87s, but they have now fallen from grace though surprisingly many are enjoying a second but rather less glamorous career, as EVAN GREEN-HUGHES explains.

EVAN GREEN-HUGHES
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Hornby’s 'OO' gauge Class 87 Bo-Bo electric

MIKE WILD

AC overhead electric have become popular subjects for ready-to-run locomotives in ‘OO’ gauge. MIKE WILD casts his eye over the Hornby Class 87 for 'OO' gauge in the detailed review.

MIKE WILD

Hornby 87 receives ‘Executive’ makeover

Hornby‘s ‘OO’ gauge Class 87 electric is set to gain a new identity this autumn finished as 87009 City of Birmingham in InterCity Executive livery (R30031), as carried by the prototype in the 1980s.

87035 Robert Burns is rededicated

Hornby Head of Marketing Simon Kohler joined the Mayor of Crewe Cllr Tom Dunlop and the chairman of Crewe Heritage Center Gordon Heddon for the rededication and naming ceremony of 87035 Robert Burns on 15 March 2022.