British Railways Class 59

British Railways Class 59
The first privately owned mainline locomotives to operate on British Railways were ordered by Foster Yeoman from the EMD section of General Motors.
No.s 59001-59004 were built in 1985 and 59005 in 1989.
Following the success of these first locomotives Amey Roadstone ordered four of the class and National Power a further six.
Ownership passed to Aggregate industries, Hanson UK and DB Cargo respectively.
Now 59001,59002 59004,59005 and 59101-59104 are operated by Freightliner, 59003 by GBRf and 59201-59206 by DB Cargo.
The locomotives are powered by a General Motors 16-645E3C 3300hp engine with General Motors D77B traction motors.

No. Series 59001-59005, 59101-59104 and 59201-59206

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Decoders come with a sugar cube speaker kit as standard, alternate speakers HERE

Class 59

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