British Rail Class 67

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British Rail Class 67
67017 'Arrow' at Plymouth.JPG
67017 'Arrow' at Plymouth
Type and origin
Power typeDiesel-electric
BuilderAlstom, Spain for
GM Electro-Motive Division
Build date1999–2000
Total produced30
 • WhyteBo-Bo
 • UICBo'Bo'
Gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Wheel diameter38 in (0.965 m)
Length19.71 m (64 ft 8 in)
Width2.71 m (8 ft 11 in)
Height3.93 m (12 ft 11 in)
Loco weight90 tonnes (88.6 long tons; 99.2 short tons)
Fuel capacity5,460 litres (1,200 imp gal; 1,440 US gal)
Prime moverEMD 12N-710G3B-EC
AlternatorEMD AR9/HE3/CA6B
Traction motorsEMD D43FM
MU workingAAR system (Classes 59, 66 & 67)
Train heatingElectric Train Supply (index: 66)
Train brakesAir
Performance figures
Top speed125 mph (200 km/h) except 67007 which has cast iron brakes limited to 80 mph (130 km/h)
Power outputEngine: 2,980 bhp (2,220 kW)
At rail: 2,500 hp (1,864 kW)
Tractive effortMaximum: 31,750 lbf (141 kN)
Continuous: 20,200 lbf (89.9 kN)
Brakeforce765 kN (76.8 long tons-force)
Nicknames‘Skip’, 'Cyclops', 'Daddy Ying'
Axle load classRoute availability 8

The Class 67 locomotives are a type of diesel electric locomotives built from 1999 to 2000 by Alstom in Valencia, Spain under sub-contract from General Motors Diesel in Canada.