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British Rail Class D1/3
Power type Diesel-mechanical
Builder Ruston & Hornsby
Serial number 390774, 390777
Build date 1956
Total production 2
Configuration 0-4-0 dm
UIC classification B
Gauge ft 8+12 in (1,435 mmstandard gauge
Wheel diameter 3 ft 4 in (1.016 m)
Locomotive weight 28.00 long tons (28.45 t)
Prime mover Ruston 6VPHL
Transmission Mechanical, Ruston gearbox
Multiple working Not fitted
Top speed 15 mph (24 km/h)
Power output Engine: 165 bhp (123 kW)
Tractive effort 14,350 lbf (63.8 kN)
Train heating None
Train brakes None
Career British Railways
Class DY5, later D1/3, later 1/16. No TOPS class.
Number 11507, 11508; D2957, D2958 from 1958
Axle load class Route availability 3
Retired 1967–1968
Disposition One sold for industrial use, one scrapped.

British Rail Class D1/3 (formerly DY1) was a locomotive commissioned by British Rail in England. It was a diesel powered locomotive in the pre-TOPS period built by Ruston & Hornsby.

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