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Preserved LocomotivesClass 88 Vossloh/Stadler Bo-Bo bi-mode locomotives for DRS

Class 88 dual mode electric/diesel (electro-diesel) locomotives were built from 2015-2016 by Vossloh/Stadler, Valencia, Spain

Contemporary and Heritage-Preserved, Diesel, Diesel-Electric and Electric Locomotives

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The Class 88 bimodal (bi-mode) electro-diesel locomotives are a type of mixed traffic electro-diesel locomotive manufactured by Stadler Rail for Direct Rail Services in the United Kingdom.

The design is part of the Stadler Euro Dual family.

On 25 kV electrified lines Class 88 bi-mode locomotives can obtain power via the pantograph.

On non-electrified lines the Class 88 bi-modal can switch to power from a diesel engine.

Locomotives featured on this page: 88002 Prometheus, 88003 Genesis, 88004 Pandora, 88009 Diana

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Class 88 bi-mode electric/diesel locomotives 88002 Promethius

Class 88 88002 "Prometheus" at York in April 2018, don't know why it was there?

Class 88 electric supply system is 25 kV AC 50 Hz overhead.

Class 88 diesel engine power from a Caterpillar C27 12 cylinder engine 708 kW (950 hp)

Maximum tractive effort of Class 88 locomotives: Electric 317 kN (71260 lbf); Diesel 317 kN (71260 lbf)

The continuous power rating is 4000 kW (5360 hp) giving a tractive effort of 250 kN (56200 lbf) at 28 mph.

Class 88 dual mode (diesel/electric) locomotives have a maximum speed of 100 mph. Route availability 7.

 

Class 88 locomotive 88002

 

Pantograph retracted.

 

 

DRS Class 88 bi-mode Bo-Bo Vossloh/Stadler electro-diesel locomotive 88003 Carnforth nuclear flask train from Sellafield

88003 Genesis at Carnforth paired with Class 68 68005 passing south through Carnforth station with nuclear flasks train from Sellafield (Mar 2019)

DRS Class 88 bi-mode Bo-Bo Vossloh/Stadler electro-diesel locomotive

 

88004 Pandora York station DRS Class 88 bi-mode Bo-Bo Vossloh/Stadler electro-diesel locomotive

88004 Pandora, York station (January 2019)

DRS Class 88 bi-mode Bo-Bo Vossloh/Stadler electro-diesel locomotive

 

88009 Diana DRS Class 88 bi-mode Bo-Bo Vossloh/Stadler electro-diesel locomotive

Class 88 locomotive 88009 Diana, York Station (Nov. 2018)

 

DRS Class 88 bi-mode Bo-Bo Vossloh/Stadler electro-diesel locomotive

Class 88 bi-modal locomotive 88009 Diana using overhead 25 kV power supply hauling an intermodal freight train (Stobart Rail) passing south by Carnforth station on the West Coast Main Line (Mar 2019)

DRS Class 88 bi-mode Bo-Bo Vossloh/Stadler electro-diesel locomotive

 

 


The names of the Class 88 bi-mode locomotives

All of the Class 88 locomotives have been named, with seven of the ten locomotives reusing names from the 1950s vintage Class 77s, later sold to the Netherlands as NS Class 1500, while one locomotive (88002) bears the name of a former Class 76 locomotive.

88001  Revolution

88002  Prometheus

88003  Genesis

88004  Pandora

88005  Minerva

88006  Juno

88007  Electra

88008  Ariadne

88009  Diana

88010  Aurora


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Good trainspotting 'TRAINSPOTS' Good trainspotting and photographic locations  Barnetby Station, North Lincolnshire  *  Carlisle Station  *  Clapham Junction Station, London  *  Colton Junction, south of York  *  Crewe Station  *  Doncaster Station, South Yorkshire  * Hellifield station - Carlisle to Settle line * Lancaster station  * Newcastle Station  *  Northallerton Station  *  Nuneaton Station  *  Sheffield Station  *  Stratford Station, East London * Warrington Bank Quay station * Wigan North Western - WCML York Station

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