CLASS 90 ELECTRIC LOCO GROUP British Rail Class 90 Silver Anniversary: 1987-2012

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1/11/12 - 90049 in trouble at Bushey whilst working 4S88: In the early hours of this morning 90049 failed in the Bushey area whilst working 4S88 from Ipswich to Coatbridge. The 90 was rescued by a 66 which happen to be at Wembley.

1/11/12 - 90010 in trouble at Greater Anglia in London: Following a failure the previous day, 90010 was in trouble again this time at London Liverpool Street (DVT issue) and then at Chelmsford (loco fault)  involving 2 separate services.

2/11/12 - 90026 works Royal Mail Train from Shieldmuir: Owing to the failure of the booked traction (class 325s), 90026 was sent light engine from Mossend to Sheildmuir then dragged the units on 1M03 as far as Warrington RMT.

2/11/12 - 90047 hired to Virgin Trains for use on WB64: In the early hours of the 2nd November 2012, 90047 was hired to Virgin Trains from Freightliner and initially ran light engine from Crewe to Wembley depot to be attached to WB64.

3/11/12 - Key highlights for w/c 28th October 2012: The key highlights from w/c 28/10/12 included 90008 travelling from Crown Point to Crewe for her planned overhaul in addition to the class 90s entering their silver anniversary year.

6/11/12 - Fire onboard 1M16 at Crewe in Lounge Car: A small fire in lounge car (vehicle 6704) at Crewe with 90021 in charge resulted in the train being terminated at this location. The stock eventually ran ecs to Wembley with the same 90.

9/11/12 - 90046 rescues a  pair of Freightliner 86/6s: In the early hours of the 9th November 2012, 86622 and 86637 were heading nth to Coatbridge when the leading loco (86622) failed at Wigan and needed rescuing by 90046.

9/11/12 - 90041 hired to Virgin Trains for use on WB64: In the early hours of the 9th November 2012, 90041 was hired to Virgin Trains from Freightliner and initially ran light engine from Crewe to Wembley depot to be attached to WB64.

13/11/12 - Key highlights for w/c 4th November 2012: The key highlights from w/c 4/11/12 included 90020 being used to collect 67025 from Nuneaton which had failed there on a UKR charter. Also, 90046 rescued a pair of 86/6s.

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