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British Rail Class D1/3
Type and origin
Power type Diesel-mechanical
Builder Ruston & Hornsby
Serial number 390774, 390777
Build date 1956
Total produced 2
Specifications
Configuration:
 • Whyte 0-4-0 dm
 • UIC B
Gauge ft 8+12 in (1,435 mmstandard gauge
Wheel diameter 3 ft 4 in (1.016 m)
Loco weight 28.00 long tons (28.45 t)
Prime mover Ruston 6VPHL
Transmission Mechanical, Ruston gearbox
MU working Not fitted
Train heating None
Train brakes None
Performance figures
Top speed 15 mph (24 km/h)
Power output Engine: 165 bhp (123 kW)
Tractive effort 14,350 lbf (63.8 kN)
Career
Railroad(s) 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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