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GNER Class 91s at the Cross.
 
GNER 91126 York Minster at Kings Cross
 
GNER class 91126 York Minster at Kings Cross

GNER class 91112 County of Cambridgeshire at Kings Cross in 2004

GNER class 91112 County of Cambridgeshire at Kings Cross in 2004
 
The class 91 was used at this time by GNER and still is by Virgin East Coast for there main ECML services to Scotland and Leeds under the wires. These trains on these services are made up of 9 mark 4s and a driving van trailer (DVT) at the London end of the train.
 
These locomotives of Class 91001 to 91031 were built by BREL at Crewe.
 
The wheel arrangement of these class 91s is Bo-Bo and each locomotive weight 84 tonnes. The class 91s maximum speed is 140 mph but 125mph is its operating speed on the ECML. It is limted to 110 mph with its slab end leading.
 
The 91/0 was introduced between 1988 and 1991 by BR. Between 2000 and 2002 Bombardier at Doncaster modified the class and it then became became class 91/1.
Kings Cross railway station is one of the main London stations. The station is in the North of London. Trains run from here to the North East via the East Coast Main Line (ECML) to towns like Huntingdon and Peterborough. Then on to Grantham and Newark, Doncaster, York and Durham to Newcastle. Then into Scotland to Edinburgh were trains can go to rest of Scotland including Glasgow and Aberdeen. Trains also go to Cambridge and Leeds.
 
 
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This website is Ukrailways1970tilltoday.me.uk it is on railways, but it is not just on trains, but all things railways, with photos, which I have taken from the 1970s till now. I take photos of all things railways, steam diesel and electric trains, signal boxes, wagons any thing that is on the National Rail network, which was BR when I started taken photos.
 
Today Virgin  East Coast, GBRF and Great Northern are just some of the names on the trains. The name on the train does not mean, thats whos train it is these days. These names keep changing, but that means I have to keep taking photos. I also take photos of preserved railways with steam diesel and electric trains.There is lots more to add and I keep taking More