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BRCW TYPE 5 CLASS 81

The Class 81 AC Electric Locomotive was the first type of AC electric locomotive to be delivered to British Railways and operated on the West Coast Main Line. A total of 100 locomotives of five types were acquired, each type from a different manufacturer. The first engine, number E3001, was presented to British Railways in 1959. They were numbered E3001 to E3023 and E3096 / E3097. 

LPAP-ELE-CO-0040 
 81009 stabled on Carlisle Kingmoor, 7th April 1984. 
 Keywords: BR, Midland, LMS, Cumbria, Carlisle, Electric, BR, Shed, Colour, Class81, 81009, E3011, LO, 1984
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81009 stabled on Carlisle Kingmoor, 7th April 1984.