Tag «Class 59»

Westbury Trip Report 30/01/20

Westbury Trip Report 30/01/20 It has been 10 years since I last stood on the platforms of this popular station (although I did pass through in 2014 on a steam charter to Weymouth). The last time I stopped off was in 2010, it was a quick stop en-route to Devon on a Friday evening. Not …

DB Cargo Class 59/2s Sold To Freightliner

DB Cargo Class 59/2s Sold to Freightliner The 6 DB Cargo class 59 locomotives have been sold to Freightliner. DB Cargo’s 6 class 59 locomotives; 59201, 59202, 59203, 59204, 59205 and 59206, will be operated by Freightliner to compliment their existing fleet of class 66/6s and class 70s on the Mendip stone trains. In addition …

Class 59/66 Livery List

Class 59 & Class 66 (Shed) Locomotive Livery List With 455 in total built since 1998, the class 66 is the UK's most populous diesel locomotive. It can be seen nearly anywhere on the UK rail network working trains from intermodals to aggregates, passenger railtours and engineering trains. Not all 455 class 66s are in ...

DB Cargo UK To Dispose Of The 59/2s

DB Cargo to sell class 59/2s DB Cargo has listed all of their class 59/2 locomotives as surplus assets up for sale. Today, alongside the Mendip 59s, the DB 59/2s work aggregate services across the southern region to locations such as Newhaven aggregates, Chichester, Purley, Crawley, Brentford and many more including as far as Hitchin. …