Class 70

Built in the United States, the Class 70 has become the latest in a long line of heavy haul freight locomotives, being used on a variety of services for the freight operator Freightliner.

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Sweeping under Eastcliff Bridge and onto the Sea Wall at Teignmouth is Colas Rail Class 70, 70807, working an engineers train from Largin to Westbury.

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Hot on the heels of the Cathedrals Express railtour, Freightliner owned Class 70, 70007, puts on the power as it accelerates back to line speed while hauling a northbound intermodal freight.

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Here an unidentified Class 70 and Class 66, 66516, power north through Lichfield with a loaded container train.