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TITLE
37401 on the 'Royal Scotsman' special at Plockton, July 1990
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_TRAINS_001_344
PLACENAME
Plockton
DISTRICT
South West Ross
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Lochalsh
DATE OF IMAGE
20 July 1990
PERIOD
1990s
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
28354
KEYWORDS
locomotives
Highland Railway Society
HRS
trains
37401 on the 'Royal Scotsman' special at Plockton, July 1990

A Class 37 diesel, 37401, on the 'Royal Scotsman' special at Plockton in July 1990.

37401 was built by English Electric in 1965. It was withdrawn from service in 2007.

A total of 309 Class 37 diesel locomotives were built for British Railways between 1960 and 1965. They are sometimes referred to as English Electric Type 3 locos and nicknamed 'Tractors' due to the distinctive sound of their exhausts.

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37401 on the 'Royal Scotsman' special at Plockton, July 1990

ROSS: Lochalsh

1990s

locomotives; Highland Railway Society; HRS; trains

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Trains 3 (1948 to the present day)

A Class 37 diesel, 37401, on the 'Royal Scotsman' special at Plockton in July 1990.<br /> <br /> 37401 was built by English Electric in 1965. It was withdrawn from service in 2007.<br /> <br /> A total of 309 Class 37 diesel locomotives were built for British Railways between 1960 and 1965. They are sometimes referred to as English Electric Type 3 locos and nicknamed 'Tractors' due to the distinctive sound of their exhausts.