Class 66

Class 66

Welcome to the review of the class 66 freight locomotive. Read on to find out more.

The BR class 66 is a diesel freight locomotive manufactured by Electro-Motive Diesel. It has a top speed of 75MPH, which is made possible by it’s massive Rolls Royce V12, meaning it can haul up to 3000 tones of freight. The class 66 was built from 1998 to 2008. There was also a brief year from 2014 to 2015. In all of that time, over 800 were produced.

Last Updated on May 17, 2021 by Lewis


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