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Originally built as Class 47 (Brush Type 4's), the Class 57's were rebuilt in the period 1997 - 2003 (hence the term 'Bodysnatchers) by Brush Traction at Loughborough using refurbished General Motors diesel engines and fitted with Brush Alternators and Traction Motors, 57/0's and 57601 were fitted with 2500HP GM645 - 12E3 engines, while 57/3's and 57602 - 57605 had GM 645 F3B-12 engines producing 2750HP.

Class 57/0

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Created 14-Sep-19
Modified 14-Sep-19
Class 57/0

Class 57/3

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Created 26-Aug-21
Modified 26-Aug-21
Class 57/3

Class 57/6

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Created 22-Aug-21
Modified 22-Aug-21
Class 57/6