British Rail Class D3/1 facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBritish Rail Class D3/1
|Builder||North British Locomotive Company|
|Serial number||27751–27761, 27995–27997|
|Gauge||4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge|
|Wheel diameter||3 ft 9 in (1.143 m)|
|Locomotive weight||36.00 long tons (36.58 t)|
|Prime mover||NBL/MAN W6V17.5/22AS (supercharged)|
|Multiple working||Not fitted|
|Top speed||20 mph (32 km/h)|
|Power output||Engine: 330 bhp (246 kW)|
|Tractive effort||24,100 lbf (107.2 kN)|
|Class||D3/1; later 3/4; no TOPS class|
British Rail Class D3/1 was a locomotive commissioned by British Rail in England. It was a diesel powered locomotive in the pre-TOPS period built by the North British Locomotive Company. The NBL/MAN engines were built by the North British Locomotive Company in Scotland under licence from the German company MAN.
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