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Originally built as Class 47 (Brush Type 4's), the Class 57/6's were rebuilt for First Great Western in the period 2001 - 2004 by Brush Traction at Loughborough using refurbished General Motors GM645 diesel engines and fitted with Brush Alternators and Traction Motors. The first conversion being 2500HP, other class members 2750HP. 57601 now owned by West Coast Railway Company and used for charter work.

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57603 Penzance 170316 JC603

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57603 Truro 220612 JC340

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Categories & Keywords
Category:Transportation
Subcategory:Railway
Subcategory Detail:
Keywords:2500HP, 2750HP, Bodysnatcher, Brush Traction, Brush Type 4, Class 57/6, Co-Co, Diesel Electric, Diesel Engine, Diesel Locomotive, First Great Western", ETH,, Freightliner, General Motors GM645, Type 4,