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Class 57 BRUSH/GM Co-Co Locomotives

Class 47 diesel-electric locomotives were built in 1963-1967 by Brush Traction at Loughborough or BR's Crewe Works. British Railways had some of the Class 47 locomotives rebuilt as Class 57 locomotives between 1997 and 2004 by Brush Traction at Loughborough. Class 57 diesel locomotives have maximum tractive effort of 55000 lbf/244.5 kN and Class 57 locos have a maximum speed of 75 mph.

Class 57 diesel-electric locomotives featured: Class 57/0 57002; 57305 "Northern Princess", 57307 "Lady Penelope", Class 57/3 57308 "County of Staffordshire", 57309 "Pride of Crewe", 57310 "Pride of Cumbria", 57314

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DRS Class 57 diesel locomotive Class 57/0 57002 parked at York station (March 2014). Class 57/0 57002 was rebuilt from Class 47 locomotive 47322.

 

DRS Class 57 diesel 57307 "LADY PENELOPE" on 'Thunderbird' rescue duty at Crewe station (18/01/17)

 

West Coast Railways Class 57 57314 originally built as 47372, here seen at Hellifield on the 'Dalesman' excursion train.

 

DRS Class 57 309 diesel locomotive Class 57/3 57309 named 'Pride of Crewe' (it is a refurbished Class 47 loco 47806) at Euston station

 

DRS Class 57 57309 'Pride of Crewe' parked in Carlisle station (January 2015)

 

Profile of Class 57 57309 'Pride of Crewe'

 

DRS Class 57 diesel locomotive Class 57/3 loco 57308 "County of Staffordshire" parked up at Crewe station for the weekend in 2014.

 

Class 57 diesel locomotive Class 57/3 57308 County of Staffordshire, parked in Euston station.

 


A Class 57 hauled Pullman Train in North Yorkshire, July 2015

Over the weekend of July11th-12th, businessman David Ross (Ross Frozen Foods heir) commissioned the Belmond Northern Belle train to bring guests from London Kings Cross station to Castleton Moor, North Yorkshire. The train was scheduled to leave KX 10.06 am (sat July 11th) and arrive in Castleton at 1532. The train was stabled up in Heaton, Newcastle overnight and return to Castleton in the afternoon of July 12th. A giant tent city had been erected on David Ross's estate house near Westerdale Village to house the many guests.

DRS Class 57 57305 (was 47822) "Northern Princess" Northern Belle just east to Castleton between Kildale and Commondale on the Esk valley Line.

 

A fine set of Pullman cars, a rare sight (unique?) on the Esk Valley Line, North Yorkshire.

Some of the Pullman cars included Car No.53, BELVOIR, GLAMIS, CREWE, ALNWICK in their cream and brown livery.

 

 

DRS Class 57 57310 (was 47831) "Pride of Cumbria" in the rear of the Pullman train between Kildale and Commondale

 

DRS Class 57 57310 heading up the Esk valley line en route to Heaton, passing Box Hall between Castleton and Kildale.

 

Class 57 57305 now in the rear, passing Box Hall just west of Castleton.

 

Class 57 57305 Northern Princess heading back into Castleton, near Box Hall

 

 

Class 57 57305 Pride of Cumbria at the rear.

 

 

 

 

Bye Bye Cass 57 57305 and all of the Pullman train, next time???!!!

 

Class 57 diesel locomotive 57315 brings up the rear of a West Coast railways Pullman excursion train at Grosmont with the "Whitby - The Esk Valley Line", (WCRC Great UK Railtours) from Skegness to Whitby and back on September 26th 2015 (Class 57 57316 was at the front)

 


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