Category:British Rail Class 66

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Main Wikipedia article: British Rail Class 66

For locomotives in France, see Euro Cargo Rail Class 66.

Sub-classes[edit]

Minor differences between different orders, and different operating companies have resulted in a number of subclasses being defined:

Subclass Number built (year) TOPS number range Operators Comments
66/0 250 66001-66250 DBS The original order of 250; the first loco arrived at Immingham in 1998
66/3 5 66301-66305 Fastline Ordered to service a coal contract
66/4 24 66411-66434 DRS Some are used on nuclear flask traffic - for which they are overpowered.
6 66401-66405, 66410 Off-lease
66/5 95 66501-66599 Freightliner Replaced en:Class 47s on Intermodal freight.
66521 written-off after Great Heck crash, 66582, 66583, 66584, 66586 are active in Poland.
66/6 25 66601-66625 Freightliner Top speed of 65 mph - reduced gearing to cope with heavier oil, aggregates and cement trains.
66/7 32 66701-66732 GBRf One operates on engineering work for Metronet on London's underground lines
66/8 2 66841-66842 Colas Rail Former DRS 66/4
2 66843-66844 Off-lease
66/9 7 66951-66957 Freightliner A lower emission variant - fuel capacity reduced due to increase mass of other components - the overall mass remains the same

Subcategories

This category has the following 16 subcategories, out of 16 total.