Built: 2013-2017 – Vossloh at Valencia, Spain
Engine: Caterpillar C175-16 of 2,800kW (3,750hp)
Main alternator: ABB WGX560
Traction Motors: ABB 4FRA6063
Maximum Tractive Effort: 317kN (71,264lbf)
Brake force: 65.2t
Maximum speed: 100mph
Owners: Beacon Rail
Operators: Direct Rail Services
Note: 68010-68015 to be hired to Chiltern Railways.
Caption: Direct Rail Services 68004 Rapid stands at Norwich on August 9 2014. RICHARD CLINNICK.