Class 70

Built: 2009-2014 – General Electric, Erie, USA or TULOMSAS, Eskisehir, Turkey (70801)

Engine: General Electric Powerhaul P616LDA1

Main alternator: General Electric GTA series

Traction Motors: AC-GE 5GEB530

Maximum Tractive Effort: 544kN (122,000lbf)

Brake force: 96.7t

Weight: 129t

Maximum speed: 75mph

Dimensions: 21.71x2.64m

Owners: Colas Rail, Macquarie Group

Operators: Colas Rail, Freightliner

Numbers: 70001-011/013-70020, 70801-70810


Caption: Colas Rail 70802 stands at Carlisle on July 12 2014. PAUL BIGLAND/RAIL.

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