The Locos – Class 87

Class 87 in Bulgaria

Twenty one of the once 36 strong fleet of ‘sevens’ have been exported to Bulgaria since 2007, across two operators – Bulgarian Railway Company (BZK) and Bulmarket – and this page shows what is believed to be the fleet status last (

  • Last update January 2017 – 022 back in service
87003 Bunovo
87003
BZK
BZK Green/Yellow
Operational

87004 “Britannia”
BZK
Rail Blue (BZK Embelishments)
Operational
87006
BZK
DRS Blue (ex First GBRf)
Stopped? In 2016, at Express Services, Ruse for repair
87007
BZK
Cotswold Silver
Operational

87008
BZK
Cotswold Silver
Withdrawn 2011, stored at Express Services, Ruse
87009
Bulmarket
Bulmarket Black/Red
Operational
87010
BZK
BZK Green/Yellow
Operational
87012
BZK
Psuedo NSE
Operational. Overhauled 2015 at Reloc, Craiova, Romania
87013
BZK
BZK Green/Yellow
Operational
87014
BZK
BZK Green/Yellow
Withdrawn, Poduyane. Never entered Bulgarian service
87017 “Iron Duke”
Bulmarket
Bulmarket Grey
Operational
87019
BZK
Pseudo LNWR Black
Operational. Overhauled 2015 at Express Services, Ruse
87020
BZK
BZK Green/Yellow
Operational
87022
BZK
DRS Blue (ex First GBRf)
Operational
87023 “Velocity”
Bulmarket
Bulmarket Grey
Operational
87025
Bulmarket
Bulmarket Red/Black
Operational
87026
BZK
BZK Green/Yellow
Operational. Works everything.

87028
BZK
DRS Blue (ex First GBRf)
Operational
87029
BZK
BZK Green/Yellow
Operational

87033
BZK
BZK Green/Yellow
Operational

87034
BZK
BZK Green/Yellow
Stopped. Express Services, Ruse, for repairs after major fire damage at Dragoman 16/09/16

Posted June 7, 2016 by redcow87015

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