British Rail Class D3/10

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British Rail Class D3/10
Type and origin
Power type Diesel-electric
Builder English Electric at Hawthorn Leslie
Serial number HL: 3853
Build date 1935
Total produced 1
Specifications
Configuration:
 • Whyte 0-6-0 DE
 • UIC C
Gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Wheel diameter 4 ft 0 12 in (1.232 m)
Loco weight 51.55 long tons (52.38 t; 57.74 short tons)
Prime mover English Electric 6K
Traction motors English Electric, 2 off
MU working Not fitted
Train heating None
Performance figures
Maximum speed 19 mph (31 km/h)
Power output Engine: 350 bhp (261 kW)
Tractive effort 30,240 lbf (134.5 kN)
Career
Operators Great Western Railway,
British Railways
Class BR: D3/10; later 3/11A
Numbers GWR: 2; BR: 15100
Axle load class Route availability 5
Retired April 1965
Disposition Scrapped

British Rail Class D3/10 was a locomotive commissioned by the Great Western Railway in England, and later taken over by British Railways. It was a diesel powered locomotive in the pre-TOPS period.

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Sources[edit]

  • Ian Allan ABC of British Railways Locomotives, Winter 1962/3