EE Type 3
Statistics and information
|Type:||General Purpose Diesel|
|Replaced By:||BREL Class 58, EMD Class 66, Costar Junker|
Prototype informationBritish Rail Class 37 was the longest-lived and most successful Type 3 diesel. Introduced by English Electric in 1960 as a medium-powered replacement for steam locomotives such as the Jubilee and Standard 5, it was a mainstay of the British locomotive fleet until the 21st century.
The EE Type 3 represents all early medium-powered diesels, including Classes 37 and 40.