l Class 66 Derivatives

PB01
PB01 at Utrecht on 7th June 2003 on empty container flats - Photo by Roger Sanday

The Class 66, as it is known in the UK is fast becoming the European standard diesel unit. Several of these operate on NS metals and this page presents a selection of images and technical data

 

 

 

Technical Details
Weight 122T Lenght over buffers 21.349m
Width 2.692m Height 3.912m
Axle Load 21.5t Starting tractive effort 409kn
Continuous Tracive Effort 260kn Traction Power 3000hp (2237KW)
Engine rating 3200hp (2386KW Fuel 6450 litres
Sand 340 litres    
       
       
For more information please go to www.class66.tk

HGK

HGK DE67 arrives at Venlo with Swiss bogie tankers - 8th September 2003 - Photo by Mike Pringle

 

ERS Railways PB07 passes lage Zwaluwe year at the head of a freightliner on July 7th 2004. After Railion, ERS Railways is the largest freight operator in The Netherlands with 33 Frieightliner workings a week inot Germany and Italy. The workings to Italy have Class 66 haulage until Muttenz near Basle in Switzerland. ERS have 10 Class 66 and 2 Vossloh G1206 locos. The numbers of the G1206 (Railion Class 6400 lookalikes, are 1201 and 1202.

The number range of the Class 66 is unclear (at the time of writing October 2004) and is reported as 6601-6605 delivered as PB07-PB11 and 6606-6610 for the latest delivery.

PB07

Unidentified ACTS Loco at Babberich on 21/04/05 with a container train - Photo by RW Beech

Another unidentified ACTS loco this time near Zevenaar - Photo by RW Beech

Railion RN 266 453-0 EC3 on 21/10/04 - Photo by RW Beech

Bogie detail of ER9 at Tilburg 9/10/04 - Photo RW Beech

ER9 at Tilburg 9/10/04 - Photo by RW Beech

An excellent shot of ER9 at Tilburg 9/10/04 - Photo by RW Beech

Another photo of ER9 - RW Beech

ER7 at Tilburg 9/10/04 - Photo by RW Beech

The table below gives details of current owners, operators and numbers as at June 2005

Works Number Owner Operator Loco Number
1999 -998 101 Porterbrook HGK DE61
1999 - 998 102 Porterbrook HGK DE62
2000 8254-01 Porterbrook Rail4Chem PB01
2000 8254-02 Porterbrook Rail4Chem PB02
2000 8254-03 GM-EMD HHPI 229 001
2000 8254-04 GM-EMD HHPI 229 002
2000 8254-05 CB Rail DLC PB03
2000 8254-06 CB Rail HGK DE63
2000 8254-07 CB Rail Rail4Chem PB05
2000 8254-08 CB Rail HGK DE64
2000 8254-09 CB Rail ERS 6601
2000 8254-10 CB Rail ERS 6602
2000 8254-11 CB Rail ERS 6603
2000 8254-12 CB Rail ERS 6604
2000 8254-13 GM-EMD HHPI 229 003
2001 8360-01 CB Rail ERS 6605
2001 8360-02 CB Rail DLC PB12
2001 8360-03 CB Rail HGK DE65
2001 8360-04 CB Rail DLC PB 14
2001 8360-05 CB Rail HGK DE66
2001 8360-06 CB Rail HGK DE67
2001 8360-07 CB Rail Rail4Chem PB 17
2001 8360-08 CB Rail DLC PB 18
2001 8360-09 CB Rail DLC PB 19
2001 8369-10 CB Rail DLC PB20
2002 8453-01 HGK HGK DE 668
2002 8453-02 HGK HGK DE 669
2002 8453-03 HGK HGK DE 670
2002 8453-04 HGK HGK DE 671
2002 8453-05 HGK HGK DE 672
2003 8513-01 HSBC ERS 6606
2003 8513-02 HSBC ERS 6607
2003 8513-03 HSBC ERS 6608
2003 8513-04 HSBC ERS 6609
2003 8513-05 HSBC ERS 6610
2003 8513-06 MRCE DLC ER6
2003 8513-07 MRCE DLC ER7
2003 8513-08 MRCE HGK DE54
2003 8513-09 MRCE ACTS ER9
2003 8513-10 MRCE ACTS ER10
2003 8545-01 Rail4Chem Rail4Chem 66 020
2003 8545-02 CB Rail Railion 266 452
2003 8545-03 CB Rail Railion 266 453
2003 8561-01 MRCE HGK DE 673
2003 8561-02 MRCE HGK DE 674
2003 8561-03 MRCE ? ?
2003 8561-04 MRCE ? ?
2003 8561-05 MRCE ? ?
2004 8653 - 01 Mitsui Rail Capital NedRail JT1
2004 8653 - 02 Mitsui Rail Capital NedRail JT2
2004 8653 - 03 Mitsui Rail Capital NedRail JT3
2004 8653 -04 Mitsui Rail Capital NedRail JT4
2004 8653 -05 Mitsui Rail Capital NedRail JT5
2004 8653 - 06 Mitsui Rail Capital NedRail JT6
2004 8653 -07 Mitsui Rail Capital NedRail JT7
2004 8653 -08 Mitsui Rail Capital NedRail JT8
2004 8653 -09 Mitsui Rail Capital NedRail JT9
2004 8653 - 10 Mitsui Rail Capital NedRail JT10
       

acts 66

Date: 23/1/06, Place: Zevenaar, Details: container train ex Rotterdam, to Emmerich and beyond to Oberhausen Photo R W Beech.

pb017

Class 66 PB017 is seen here speeding through Tilburg at the head of a
Freightliner, May 6th 2006 - Photo by Henk Hartsuiker.

pb07 beech

Another shot of PB07 at Zevenaar on 7th May 2006. The loco is heading a train of Belgian and French grain hoppers. Photo R W Beech

dc

DE6304 at Venlo on 15th May 2006 - Photo by Mike Pringle

ersr

ERS Railways loco 6607 pass through Dordrecht station on April 4th 2007 - Photo by Henkl Hartsuiker

mrec 66

Veolia's Class 66 MRCE 561-5 with a set of coalwagons passing Zwijndrecht station on May 22 2007 - Photo by Henk Hartsuiker

PB05

R4C's loco PB 05 as it passes Dordrecht station light on May 2nd 2007 - Photo by Henk Hartsuiker

DE 64

DE 64 of HGK as it approaches Zwijndrecht station at the head of a Freightliner on May 2nd 2007. Photo by Henk Hartsuiker

ers

another shot of ERS loco 6607 as it passes Zwijndrecht station at the head of a Freightliner together with 6610 on May 2nd 2007.Phot by Henk Hartsuiker

pb12

DLC's PB12 at Amersfoort on 6th JUne 2007 - Photo by Henk Hartsuiker

6606

ERS Railways 6606 at Tilburg - Photo by Henk Hartsuiker

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