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British Rail Class EE1
Power type Electric
Builder North Eastern Railway Darlington Works
Build date 1922
Total production 1
Configuration 2-Co-2
UIC classification 2'Co2'
Gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)
Driver diameter 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Locomotive weight 110.05 long tons (111.82 t)
Electric system(s) 1500 V DC
Current collection method Pantograph, 2 off
Traction motors 300 hp (224 kW) Metropolitan Vickers, 6 off
Power output 1,800 hp (1,300 kW)
Tractive effort 28,000 lbf (124.6 kN)
Train heating Steam generator
Train brakes Vacuum
Career North Eastern Railway
London and North Eastern Railway
British Railways
Number NER: 13
LNER: 13; later 6999;
BR: 26600
Axle load class Route availability 7
Disposition Stored 1923–1950; scrapped 1950

British Rail Class EE1 was an electric locomotive commissioned by the North Eastern Railway in 1922. Ownership passed to the London and North Eastern Railway in 1923 and to British Railways in 1948.

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