Archives for October 2016

Monthly Archives: October 2016

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Engine

Class 24 Type 2 Design: British Railways Engine: Sulzer Six Cylinder 6LDA28 (1160hp) Main Generator: British Thompson Houston Traction Motors: British Thompson Houston Wheel Arrangement: Bo-Bo Total Built: 151 (1958-61 at Derby, Crewe & Darlington) Total : 4 ...
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Engine

Class 20 Type 1 Design: English Electric Engine: English Electric Eight Cylinder 8SVT (1000hp) Main Generator: English Electric Traction Motors: English Electric Wheel Arrangement: Bo-Bo Total Built: 228 (1957-68 at Vulcan Foundry & RSH) Total: 26 Built by ...
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a17
Engine

Class 17 ‘Clayton’ Type 1 Design: Clayton Co. Engine: Two Paxman Six Cylinder 6ZHXL (450hp) Main Generator: GEC Traction Motors: GEC Wheel Arrangement: Bo-Bo Total Built: 117 (1962-1965 at Hatton) Total: 1 A spectacularly unsuccessful class, the class ...
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a15
Engine

Class 15 Type 1 Design: Clayton Co. Engine: Paxman Sixteen Cylinder 16YHXL (800hp) Main Generator: British Thompson Houston Traction Motors: British Thompson Houston Wheel Arrangement: Bo-Bo Total Built: 44 (1957-61 at Sheffield & Tutbury) Total: 1 A Clayton ...
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a14
Engine

Class 14 Type 1 Design: British Railways Engine: Paxman Six Cylinder 6YXJ (650hp) except D9524 – Rolls Royce DV8TCE (640hp) Transmission: Hydraulic – Voith Wheel Arrangement: 0-6-0 Total Built: 56 (1964-65 at Swindon) Total : 19 he class ...
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50 049 back on the Mainline 50 049 dragged D1062 from Kidderminster to Tyseley for Tyre Turning this afternoon.  The Western is in position inside the shed for the work to start tomorrow morning.  50 049 is now ...
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SDDT Update D8110 D8110 is currently undergoing a repaint into BR Green Livery in the PLOG shed at Buckfastleigh.  The small team undertaking the work hope to have it fully completed in time for the November Diesel Running ...
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26038 Work continues on 26038’s restoration at Cardiff.  A recent photo from Phil Jones: 37248 Work continues on back dating 37 248 to D6948 at Toddington and connecting up the fully overhauled boiler. A recent photo from Phil ...
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47 376 Matt Pickford’s photo of 47 376 prior to working a sound recording train on the 18th October: 50 017 An update from the Loco’s owner Dave Cunningham: Royal Oak now has most of it’s No 2 ...
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The South Devon Railway held their diesel gala last weekend, 5/6 November, which featured newly out shopped class 20 D8110, class 25 D7612, Class 33 33 002, Class 37 D6737 and various shunters including the Class 09 D3721. ...
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