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Hornby R3779 Gbrf Co-Co Class 66 The Flying Dustman 66783


  • Description

  • Delivered into Newport Docks on the MV Fairmast on 5 February, 1999 numbered as 66058, the locomotive went into service with EWS, then DB Schenker, on 1 January, 2009. Passing into GBRf ownership, on 20 March, 2018 it was renumbered as 66783 and named The Flying Dustman for operation on the Biffa contract.

    Technical Specification and Detail

    Length 280mm
    DCC Type DCC Ready
    Period Era 11 (2014 +)
    Operator/Livery GBRf, Biffa Orange
    Class Class 66
    Designer EMD
    Entered Service 2016
    Minimum Curve R2
    Motor 5 Pole Skew Wound
    Wheel Configuration Co-Co