0-4-0 diesel electric locomotive 'D2999'

D2999

 

Built 1958, at Gorton, Manchester
Weight 30 tons 0 cwt
Driving wheels 3' 6" diameter (approx 107 cm)
Engine 6 cylinder National Gas, 220 hp
Previously worked Steel Company of Wales, Orb Steelworks, Newport
Entered collection Placed on permanent loan by the British Steel Corporation in 1987
Current status Operational

 

More details of this locomotive are given in our stockbook.

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After the Fire

Following the major arson attack on neighbouring premises, we have launched this appeal to help repair the damage to our rolling stock and buildings. Click here for more details. Click below to donate.

 

Summer Wednesday Trains

From 31st July until 28th August 2019 we will be running a Diesel Service on Wednesdays from 11:00 until 15:20. Anyone under the age of 3 travels for free, and the special child fare is just £1.00: normal adult fares apply.


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Summer Wednesday Trains

From 31st July until 28th August 2019 we will be running a Diesel Service on Wednesdays from 11:00 until 15:20.  Anyone under the age of 3 travels for free, and the special child fare is just £1.00: normal adult fares apply.

After the Fire

Following the major arson attack on neighbouring premises, we have launched this appeal to help repair the damage to our rolling stock and buildings. Click here for more details. Click below to donate.

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