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British Rail Class D2/5
Power type Diesel-mechanical
Builder Andrew Barclay Sons & Co.
Serial number 402–411
Build date 1956–1957
Total production 10
Configuration 0-6-0 DM
UIC classification C
Gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)
Wheel diameter 3 ft 6 in (1.067 m)
Locomotive weight 32.00 long tons (32.51 t)
Prime mover Gardner 8L3
Transmission Mechanical, Wilson four-speed gearbox
Multiple working Not fitted
Top speed 17.75 mph (28.6 km/h)
Power output Engine: 204 bhp (152 kW)
Tractive effort 15,340 lbf (68.2 kN)
Train heating None
Train brakes None
Career British Rail
Class DJ14; later D2/5; later 2/12A
Number 11177–11186; D2400–D2409 from 1959 to 1961
Axle load class Route availability 2
Retired 1967–1969

British Rail Class D2/5 was a locomotive commissioned by British Rail in England. It was a diesel powered locomotive in the pre-TOPS period built by Andrew Barclay with a Gardner engine.

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