Class 70 General Electric Co-Co Diesel-Electric Locomotives
GE "Powerhaul" Freightliner operated freight locomotives
Class 70 diesel locos were built from 2009-2011 by General Electric, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA.
Class 70 locos have a maximum tractive effort of 427kN (122000 lbf).
They weigh 129 tonne and Class 70 diesels have a maximum speed of 75 mph.
contemporary and Heritage-Preserved, Diesel, Diesel-Electric and Electric Locomotives
Class 70 locomotives featured:
Sub-Class 70/0: 70015, 70017 and Sub-Class 70/8: 70802, 70805, 70814, 70815
Colas operated Class 70/8 diesel locomotive 70805 passing by Platform 5 of York Station with the 0855 Lindsay oil refinery to Jarrow Prax oil tanks train (January 2023)
The oil tank wagons of the Lindsay Oil Refinery freight trains still have their original EWS livery!
Class 70 70815 pushing the track laying system during the relaying new track by Network Rail, below Park Wood near Castleton Moor station February 2020 Esk Valley Line
Colas Rail Freight Class 70 locomotive 70815 pushing the track laying train along.
At the western end of the back the track laying train was backed up by Class 70 locomotive 70802, standing on a bridge over the River Esk, which presumably will haul the train away when the work is complete.
Colas Rail Freight Class 70 (sub-class 70/8) 70814 with a Network Rail freight train of concrete sleepers York Station (August 2019)
Class 70 diesel locomotive 70015 leading 66956 lead by 70015 at Lincoln with a Leeds F.L.T to Felixstowe North F.L.T (Feb 2nd 2018)
Class 70 diesel locomotive 70017 at Leicester station on a training run from Crewe to Peterborough and return (April 20th 2016)
Another rare sighting of a Class 70 diesel locomotive was fast freight train heading north through Warrington Bank Quay station (05/09/2016), but too fast to get my camera out.
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