Class 66 locomotive carrying The Railway Magazine name given makeover


Class 66 locomotive
Photo: Jack Boskett

The Class 66 locomotive which carries the name of The Railway Magazine has been given a brand new look.

No. 66503 in Freightliner’s fleet, the 20-year old loco, which works intermodal trains from ports to inland terminals, was give a sparkling coat of Freightliner’s new orange and black livery by Arlington Fleet Services at Eastleigh Works.

The loco’s livery is based on the colour scheme used by America’s Genesee & Wyoming railroad company, Freightliner’s parent company.

Article continues below…

Enjoy more Railway reading in the monthly magazine.
Click here to subscribe & save.

Freightliner kindly invited The Railway Magazine to photograph the ex-works locomotive at Southampton depot on November 27 about haul its first train in the new colour scheme.

There’s more in the January issue of The Railway Magazine.

Subscribe to The Railway Magazine
Enjoy more of The Railway Magazine reading every month. Click here to subscribe.

Railway Reads

From the history of steam through to 21st century rail transport news, we have titles that cater for all rail enthusiasts. Covering diesels, modelling, steam and modern railways, check out our range of magazines and fantastic subscription offers.

Article Tags:

About the Author