Class 165 DS: 319284

Published: 24-05-2015 photo #22835 0 comments 0 votes

Category:Diesel Locomotives    Manufacturer:Ruston & Hornsby    Country:England    Year:2015 Group:Ecclesbourne Valley Railway    Contributor:John Southall

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25/4/2015, Ecclesbourne Valley Railway, UK

This 0-4-0 locomotive was built by Ruston and Hornsby in 1952 and is diesel mechanical.124 were built at Rustons works in Lincoln. It has a Ruston 6VPHL engine. It spent most of its working life in the sidings of the Shell Oil Refinery at Stanlow near Ellesmere Port. Arriving at the EVR in 2002, it provides power for shunting and engineering trains on the railway and is owned by Mr M Bromley.

Maximum speed 15 mph, tractive effort 14,200 pounds

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