British Rail DHP1 facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsClayton DHP1
|Builder||Clayton Equipment Company|
|Locomotive weight||56 long tons (57 t)|
|Prime mover||Rolls-Royce, 2 off|
|Top speed||90 mph (140 km/h)|
|Power output||750 hp (560 kW) × 2|
DHP1, meaning Diesel Hydraulic Prototype number 1, was a prototype Type 3 mainline diesel locomotive built in 1965 by Clayton to demonstrate their wares to British Railways. It was designed for mixed traffic work, having steam heating facilities for working passenger trains. It was painted red, with the cab area above bonnet-level height painted cream.
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