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 run932 days ago(2 years, 6 months, 16 days ago)
87002's first main line run3507 days ago(9 years, 7 months, 4 days ago)
87002 purchased3557 days ago(9 years, 8 months, 24 days ago)
86101's first main line run3995 days ago(10 years, 11 months, 5 days ago)
89001 purchased4071 days ago(11 years, 1 month, 22 days ago)
86101 purchased4556 days ago(12 years, 5 months, 19 days ago)
86401 purchased4985 days ago(13 years, 7 months, 21 days ago)
85101 purchased7535 days ago(20 years, 7 months, 14 days ago)
83012 purchased7535 days ago(20 years, 7 months, 14 days ago)
82008 purchased7535 days ago(20 years, 7 months, 14 days ago)
81002 purchased7535 days ago(20 years, 7 months, 14 days ago)
Group formed7794 days ago(21 years, 4 months, 0 days ago)
That's 47309 loco-days of AC preservation (129.5 years), and 8434 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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