Huge rise in Class 67 reliability

Class 67 performance has increased by more than 100%, says their operator DB Schenker.

In 2014, the 30-strong fleet completed 1.376 million miles in traffic with only 11 technical failures. DB said this was down to the company’s Locomotive Reliability Team, which uses data collection and analysis to identify failures, and create solutions to eradicate them.

DB Head of Maintenance and Infrastructure Andrew Byrne said: “The group has further improved the reliability of our Class 67s, and each member of the team should be proud of their achievements.”

  • For more on this story see RAIL 776, published on June 10 2015

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