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0-4-0 diesel electric locomotive 'D2999'

D2999

 

Built 1958, at Gorton, Manchester
Weight 30 tons 0 cwt
Length over buffers 21' 11" (approx 6.7 m)
Driving wheels 3' 6" diameter (approx 107 cm)
Engine 6 cylinder National Gas Engine Co., 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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