Welcome to The AC Locomotive Group's website.

We are the UK's only dedicated AC electric locomotive preservation society. We formed in 1996 and currently have eight AC locomotives in our care, including Britain's oldest surviving AC loco, dating from 1960, through to the unique 1986 prototype Class 89.

Please take a look around our website; you can read about all our locomotives and our restoration activities on them to date. If you're a fan of AC traction why not join up as a member and help to support the ongoing preservation of these fine machines?

If you're interested in helping with hands-on restoration of the fleet, you are more than welcome to join us and get dirty! You don't need to have any experience to get involved and make a difference; anyone with enthusiasm for electric traction will find a warm welcome.

Looking for a change from steam and diesel? The answer is electric! Enjoy your visit.

Daft Dates
86401's first main line run1562 days ago(4 years, 3 months, 9 days ago)
87002's first main line run4137 days ago(11 years, 3 months, 28 days ago)
87002 purchased4187 days ago(11 years, 5 months, 17 days ago)
86101's first main line run4626 days ago(12 years, 7 months, 29 days ago)
89001 purchased4702 days ago(12 years, 10 months, 15 days ago)
86101 purchased5186 days ago(14 years, 2 months, 12 days ago)
86401 purchased5615 days ago(15 years, 4 months, 14 days ago)
85101 purchased8165 days ago(22 years, 4 months, 7 days ago)
83012 purchased8165 days ago(22 years, 4 months, 7 days ago)
82008 purchased8165 days ago(22 years, 4 months, 7 days ago)
81002 purchased8165 days ago(22 years, 4 months, 7 days ago)
Group formed8424 days ago(23 years, 0 months, 24 days ago)
That's 52350 loco-days of AC preservation (143.3 years), and 10325 loco-days of main-line operation. And yes, it's all completely meaningless!
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Membership Rates (UK)
Adult: £16
Junior: £8 (under 16)
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