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Class 60s sold to Wabtec


It has been confirmed that Wabtec is acquiring the 20 Class 60s offered for sale by DB Cargo.  The sale includes several locos currently stored in the long line at Toton and plans are being drawn up to move them.  It appears that body and electrical repair work will take place at the Brush facility in Loughborough, while the rebuild of the engines will be undertaken at Toton, where the jig used for the ‘Super 60’ programme remains.  The locos involved are: 60003 60004 60005 60006 60008 60013 60014 60018 60022 60023 60025 60027 60030 60031 60032 60037 60042 60050 60051 and 60052.

Transrail-liveried 60032 is among the 20 Class 60s acquired by Wabtec. Photo Wikimedia Commons

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