English Electric Growl 

Classes: Class 37/6

Class 37/6

© English Electric Growl / Martin Bray
During tests of the European Passenger Services generator vehicles, Class 37/6s no.s 37601 and 37603 are seen either side of one example at Tyne Yard on June 19th 1996

© Martin Bray
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Rebuilt
1994-1996
Rebuilt By
BRML Doncaster Works, Doncaster, South Yorkshire. United Kingdom
Running Numbers
37601-37612
Number Rebuilt
12
Locomotive Status
Status
Total
In Traffic
6
Stored Unserviceable
4
Preserved
1
Scrapped
1
Total
12
Engine
English Electric 12CSVT MKII
Main Alternator
Brush BA1005A
Auxiliary Alternator
Brush BA606A
Traction Motors
English Electric 538-5A x 6
Locomotive Brakes
Air
Train Brakes
Air
Wheel Arrangement
Co-Co
 
Imperial Metric
Gauge  
 4 ft 8½ in
 1435 mm
Minimum Curve  
 264 ft 0 in
 80467 mm
Length  
 61 ft 6 in
 18470 mm
Width  
 8 ft 11½ in
 2730 mm
Height  
 12 ft 10 in / 13 ft 0¾ in¹
 3890 / 3960 mm¹
Weight  
 105½ tons
 107 tonnes
Fuel Capacity  
 1690 Gallons
 7682 Litres
Power Rating  
 1750 HP
 1304 kW
Tractive Effort (Start)  
 55,590 lbs
 248 kN
Tractive Effort (Cont)  
 41,250 lbs at 10¼ mph
 184 kN at 16.2 km/h
Speed  
 80 mph
 129 km/h
Note(s)
1 Locomotives that derived from those that were built with centre indicator panels were fitted with roof mounted warning horns and were therefore higher.

An overview of the history of the 'Class 37/6' locomotives will appear here

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