Class 91

The Class 91 locomotives are on lease to London North Eastern Railway and ROG and operate with the Mark 4 coaches.

They are purpose built high speed long distance locomotives. The locomotives are flexible and able to haul a variety of coaching stock.

Recent investment in the cabs of the locomotives has included:


  • Cab air conditioning
  • New driver’s seat
  • Fleet reliability modifications
  • Parking brake and frame overhaul


Features and facts

manufacturer-01 Manufacturer: BREL
Entry into Service Entry into service: 1990
Current fleet size-01 Fleet size: 29 locomotives
Unit Formation Unit formation: in service with Mark 4 coaching stock
dimensions Dimensions of locomotive: 19.4m
traction type Traction type: electric 25kV Overhead
Maximum speed-01 125mph
maximum acceleration Maximum acceleration: 0.21 ms-2
aircon Air conditioning in cab