British Rail Class 10
|British Rail Class 10|
The British Rail Class 10 diesel locomotive was a variation on the Class 08 diesel-electric shunter in which a Blackstone diesel engine was fitted instead of one made by the English Electric company. Traction motors were by the General Electric Company plc (GEC); the class D3/5 were similar, but had British Thomson-Houston (BTH) traction motors
- Engine: Blackstone 6-cylinder, 4-stroke, ER6T
- Traction motors: 2 x GEC nose suspended motors
The class were withdrawn between February 1967 and June 1972.
start of year
|1967||146||6||D3151, D3449/96, D3620/28/31.|
|1970||41||9||D3137/49, D3486, D3638[c]/44/47, D4052/67/77.|
|1971||34||14||D3141, D3634/41/46/48/50/51, D4050/51/53/55/59/60/65.|
- D3494 withdrawn due to accident damage
- Withdrawn July, reinstated August
- Reinstated March, withdrawn November
Twenty locomotives were sold to industrial customers; of which, four have been preserved:
- D3452 at Bodmin and Wenford Railway
- D3489 at Spa Valley Railway
- D4067 at Great Central Railway
- D4092 at Barrow Hill Engine Shed
- A fifth example was stored on the Colne Valley Railway, though has since been scrapped.
- Strickland, David C. (September 1983). Locomotive Directory: Every Single One There Has Ever Been. Camberley, Surrey: Diesel and Electric Group. pp. 53–61. ISBN 978-0-9063-7510-5. OCLC 16601890.
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- Strickland 1983, pp. 56–57.