EMD's European freight locomotive. Ordered by the Wisconsin Central RR for their new British subsidiary EWS these heavy freight diesel locomotives were developed from the preceding class 59 design. Quickly establishing a reputation for haulage capability and reliability 651 examples have been built for operators in the UK and mainland Europe.
2023 - The class 66 model has needed some re-tooling, which has delayed manufacturing. The latest updated production timescale estimate is for delivery Q4 2024.