What engine is in a class 37 locomotive?

What engine is in a class 37 locomotive?

diesel-electric locomotive
The British Rail Class 37 is a diesel-electric locomotive. Also known as the English Electric Type 3, the class was ordered as part of the British Rail modernisation plan….British Rail Class 37.

Performance figures
Maximum speed 90 mph (140 km/h) or 80 mph (130 km/h) with regeared CP7 bogies.
Power output Engine: 1,750 bhp (1,305 kW)

What was the most powerful British diesel locomotive?

HS4000 Kestrel
HS4000 Kestrel. IT has been described by its admirers as the best-looking diesel locomotive to grace the railways of Britain… and even today it still holds the record as the mightiest in terms of brake horsepower.

Which locomotive has highest horsepower?


Name Railway Power
Union Pacific 9000 class Union Pacific 4,750 horsepower (3,542 kW)
Challenger Union Pacific 5,000 horsepower (3,728 kW)
Big Boy Union Pacific 6,290 horsepower (4,690 kW)
Yellowstone Northern Pacific DM&IR B&O Railroad 6,250 horsepower (4,661 kW)

What is the largest British steam locomotive ever built?

It was one of the most powerful steam locomotive types ever built for British Railways, and successfully performed its intended duties. The class was given the nickname of ‘Spaceships’, due to its size and shape….BR Standard Class 9F.

Length 66 ft 2 in (20.17 m)
Axle load 15.5 long tons (15.7 t; 17.4 short tons)

Where are Class 87 electric locomotives stored?

87008 stored at Ruse, 87014 stored at Sophia. Three Class 87 electric locomotives are currently preserved in Britain. 87001 Stephenson/Royal Scot was donated to the National Railway Museum in November 2005. 87002 Royal Sovereign is owned by Locomotive Services.

How were the first British Rail 87007 locomotives delivered?

The first batch, locos 87007, 87008 and 87026, were prepared by ETS, and left the UK in June 2008 after testing and sign off by Romic-Ace and BRC at Crewe. The locomotives were delivered by rail via the Channel Tunnel.

What happened to the 87101 locomotive?

English Welsh & Scottish inherited the unique 87101 from Railfreight Distribution. The locomotive was used infrequently on freight and charter trains, but suffered a major failure in 1999 and was withdrawn due to its non-standard nature.

What year was the Bo-Bo Class 87 electric locomotive?

ISBN 978 1 909431 86 7. ^ “British Rail Bo-Bo Class 87 electric locomotive, No 87001, 1974”. National Railway Museum. Retrieved 2 December 2015. ^ “87002”. The AC Locomotive Group. Archived from the original on 20 December 2014.