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58001 - a BR Class 58 diesel loc
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No: 6982   Contributor: Marcel Gommers   Year: 2007   Manufacturer: Doncaster Works   Country: England
58001 - a BR Class 58 diesel loc

Picture of the 58001, a British Rail Class 58 freight diesel locomotive built at Doncaster Works. This was the first one of a total production of 50 locs. It entered service in 1982 with British Rail.

They have been withdrawn from service in the UK by EWS, but you can find some of them in service in other countries in Europe. I presume this one has been preserved....

Photo courtesy of Graham Doughty
Picture added on 12 June 2009 at 10:29
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58001 is now at eastleigh depot being rebuilt and repainted and is due in the very near future to join the other 22 or so in france on the rhine/rhone project

Added by Richard Orton on 04 September 2009.
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