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The AEI AL1 is an electric locomotive in the UK Railway Set.

Statistics and information

Two livery variations, based on year built and last service
Type: Express Passenger Electric
Introduction: 1959
Withdrawal: 1990
Speed: 100mph
Power: 3200hp
Weight: 79t
Tractive Effort: 222kN
Replaces: Streak, Britannia
Replaced By: AL6

Prototype information

British Rail ordered several small batches of experimental AC electric locomotive in the early 1960s, before settling on the AL6 as a standard design. The AL1 was the first of these experimental classes.

Similar locomotives

The AL1 stands for all the experimental AL1-AL5 (Classes 81-85) locomotives.

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