The AC Locomotive Group

During the first few months of 2023 the following work has been carried out on 89001 at the UK Rail Leasing works at Loughborough:

  • re-installation of the repaired traction motors into the No.1 end bogie
  • repair and re-installation of the faulty traction motor blower motor;
  • repair and re-installation of the driving cab air conditioning units;
  • installation of new control battery cells (the field battery cells were changed a few years ago);
  • fitment of an overhauled pantograph.