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Class 70 diesel locomotives


The General Electric PowerHaul is a type of six axle Co-Co mainline freight locomotive manufactured by General Electric in Erie, Pennsylvania.

The first orders for the locomotive were for 30 units from Freightliner for operations in the United Kingdom where is has been designated as Class 70 on the TOPS system. General Electric's product code for the locomotives being No.PH37ACmi.

No.70003 at Croome

This is train No.4V47, the 11:15 from Rugeley to Stoke Gifford conditional empty coal hoppers, passing Croome on Wednesday 22nd June 2011. Photograph taken by Robert Cooke.


Class 70 diesel locomotive No.70006 passing Abbotswood with train code 4V57, the 15:25 service from Rugeley Power Station to Stoke Gifford consisting of empty bogie hoppers. Photograph taken by Robert Cooke on 1st August 2011.

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