Scorton [Lancashire] [1st]

Motive power considerably longer than train. With the DRS Class 20 locos in Eastleigh for assessment the Class 66s are frequently being rostered on flask trains. With only a fraction of the 6600hp available being used 66428 and 66425 hustle the 6K73 Sellafield to Crewe, comprising a single flask wagon, south passing Broad Fall Farm at Scorton on a Monday evening. This train is a useful means of getting locomotives to Crewe too and the previous Monday had two Class 37s in tow in addition to the two 66s.

Location: Scorton [Lancashire] [1st]

Company: Lancaster and Preston Junction Railway

Photographer: Mark Bartlett

Contact photographer: Mark Bartlett

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Date: 20/07/2009

Image number: 24693

Tags: Class 66 Co-Co Diesel-electric General Motors
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