Class 50 'Glorious', an English Electric locomotive from the famous Vulcan Foundry at Newton-le-Willows.
Fifty were built in 1967 to haul fast passenger traffic north of Crewe before the West Coast Main Line was electrified.
this lovely sounding engine is an English Electric 16CSVT
16= Number of Cylinders
V= Vee engine
T= Traction whereas 'M'= Marine use
(trivia corner) the engine (c3000hp) gave their power to a generator which in turn powered 6 [font=sans-serif]axle-hung nose-suspended 400hp traction motors, they were powerful machines that could start heavy passenger trains wi
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