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TITLE
37707 on a freight train near Dalwhinnie, March 1990
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_TRAINS_004_669
PLACENAME
Dalwhinnie
DISTRICT
Badenoch
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Laggan
DATE OF IMAGE
1 March 1990
PERIOD
1990s
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
28639
KEYWORDS
locomotives
Highland Railway Society
HRS
trains
37707 on a freight train near Dalwhinnie, March 1990

A Class 37 diesel, 37707, on a freight train near Dalwhinnie in March 1990. The service is bound for the Millerhill freight yard, just south of Edinburgh. The ground is covered with snow.

37707 was built by English Electric in 1960. It was withdrawn from service in 2003.

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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37707 on a freight train near Dalwhinnie, March 1990

INVERNESS: Laggan

1990s

locomotives; Highland Railway Society; HRS; trains

Highland Railway Society

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

A Class 37 diesel, 37707, on a freight train near Dalwhinnie in March 1990. The service is bound for the Millerhill freight yard, just south of Edinburgh. The ground is covered with snow.<br /> <br /> 37707 was built by English Electric in 1960. It was withdrawn from service in 2003.<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.