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Brush/BR/EWS/DBS Class 60 No. 60019 at St Georges, Cardiff 2015

Brush/BR/EWS/DBS Class 60 No. 60019 at St Georges, Cardiff 2015

British Rail/Brush Traction/English Welsh and Scottish Railway/DB Schenker Class 60 No. 60019 'Port of Grimsby & Immingham' at St Georges, Cardiff on Tuesay 7th April 2015 in Deutsche Bahn Cherry Red livery. It was originally named 'Wild Boar Fell' when built on 3 December 1990; the name was removed on 20 May 1996. It was then named 'PATHFINDER TOURS 30 Years of Rail Touring 1973-2003'; the name has been removed; It was then named 'Port of Grimsby & Immingham' in August 2012

The Class 60 is a class of Co-Co heavy freight diesel-electric locomotives built by Brush Traction. They are nicknamed Tugs by Rail Enthusiasts. In June 2007 EWS was acquired by DB Schenker, a wholly owned subsidiary of the German railway company, Deutsche Bahn AG. Since working for EWS/DB Schenker, Class 60s have typically been employed on stone, aggregate, ballast and petroleum traffic and also on steel trains. By 2009 many Class 60s were in storage, with only fifteen in operation at any one time

In June 2014 it was reported that 10 locos were sold to Colas Rail. The numbers are 60 002/021/026/047/056/076/085/087/095/096.
Date Photo Taken 07/04/2015
Uploaded 25/09/2015
Image Owner/Copyright Phil Watkins
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Diesel/Electric Loco Information for Brush/BR/EWS/DBS Class 60 No. 60019 at St Georges, Cardiff 2015

Diesel/Electric Loco Class Information for Brush/BR/EWS/DBS Class 60 No. 60019 at St Georges, Cardiff 2015


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