73006 at Eastleigh

Published: 31-12-2010 photo #10066 0 comments 0 votes

Category:Electric Locomotives    Manufacturer:Eastleigh Works    Country:England    Year:2009 Group:Eastleigh Works Centenary 2009, England    Contributor:Marcel Gommers / John Southall

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Class 73 electro-diesel 73006 at the Eastleigh Works Centenary Celebrations.
73006 was built at Eastleigh by BR in 1962.
The 73's were predominately used on Southern lines using the third rail electric system, the diesel engine being less powerful than the electric motor.
She is normally to be found on the Severn Valley Railway.

Photo courtesy of Mike Digby

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