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Class 47

Type 4

Photo courtesy Simon Brown

Design: Brush Traction
Engine: Sulzer Twelve Cylinder 12LDA28C (2580hp)
Main Generator: Brush
Traction Motors: Brush
Wheel Arrangement: Co-Co
Total Built: 512 (1962-68 at Loughborough & Crewe)
Total : 34
The Brush designed Class 47's were arguably the most successful of the classes introduced to replace steam, with over 500 of this Sulzer engined type built between 1962 & 1968. A true mixed traffic engine which could be found all over the BR network. The class is still in use today working both freight and passenger trains for various companies.
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