In this programme we take a detailed look at the changing fortunes of the Class 60, the last diesel locomotive type to be built for British Rail.
This programme includes –
On test at Toton and Mountsorrel in 1990.
The introduction of the 60s into the different Trainload sub-sectors and the flows that they worked.
Transrail, Loadhaul, Mainline and the variety of services worked.
Servicing at EWS Toton Depot.
A look at the variety of ‘special’ liveries the class has carried, including British Steel 60033, Corus 60006, GWR 60081, 60040 in Army Red, 60074 ‘Teenage Cancer Trust’ and 60099 Tata Steel.
DB Shenker flows over the last few years.
Colas Rail, GB Railfreight and DCR class 60s.
Running time 63 mins.