A brand new un-opened 00 gauge EWS CO CO Diesel Electric Class 60. This Limited Edition model issued by RAIL EXPRESS in support of the “Teenage Cancer Trust” is named “TEENAGE SPIRIT” no. 60 074. Comes complete with all paperwork accessories and packaging!
The British Rail Class 60 is a class of Co-Co heavy freight diesel-electric locomotives built by Brush Traction. They are nicknamed Tugs by rail enthusiasts.
In the 1980s, British Rail determined there was a requirement for a high-powered Type 5 diesel locomotive for use on its Trainload Freight sector. On 10 August 1987, the British Railways Board issued a competitive tender for response by 7 November, for a fleet of 100 locomotives. Of the three bidders, Brush was selected, and an order was placed for 100 locomotives in a deal worth around £120 million.