British Rail Class 67

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British Rail Class 67
67017 'Arrow' at Plymouth
Power type Diesel-electric
Builder Alstom, Spain for
GM Electro-Motive Division
Model JT42HW-HS
Build date 1999–2000
Total production 30
Configuration Bo-Bo
UIC classification Bo'Bo'
Gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 instandard gauge
Wheel diameter 38 in (0.965 m)
Length 19.71 m (64 ft 8 in)
Width 2.71 m (8 ft 11 in)
Height 3.93 m (12 ft 11 in)
Locomotive weight 90 tonnes (88.6 long tons; 99.2 short tons)
Fuel capacity 5,460 litres (1,200 imp gal; 1,440 US gal)
Prime mover EMD 12N-710G3B-EC
Alternator EMD AR9/HE3/CA6B
Traction motors EMD D43FM
Multiple working AAR system (Classes 59, 66 & 67)
Top speed 125 mph (200 km/h) except 67007 which has cast iron brakes limited to 80 mph (130 km/h)
Power output Engine: 2,980 bhp (2,220 kW)
At rail: 2,500 hp (1,864 kW)
Tractive effort Maximum: 31,750 lbf (141 kN)
Continuous: 20,200 lbf (89.9 kN)
Train heating Electric Train Supply (index: 66)
Locomotive brakeforce 765 kN (76.8 long tons-force)
Train brakes Air
Career EWS
Number 67001–67030
Nicknames ‘Skip’, 'Cyclops', 'Daddy Ying'
Axle load class Route availability 8

The Class 67 locomotives were built from 1999 to 2000 by Alstom in Valencia, Spain under sub-contract from General Motors Diesel in Canada.