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The 100mph Class 68 for new Transpennine locomotive hauled services. Built by Staedler 2015-17. Powered by a 3,800 horsepower Caterpillar C175-16 prime mover, giving power to 4 frame mounted ABB traction motors, producing 71,000lbf of tractive effort.
They are winning a reputation amongst people local to their servicing depots for excessive noise, surely unnecessary in the 21st century.
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