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British Railways Class 02 Yorkshire Engineering Co. 0-4-0 Diesel Shunter

Class 02

Introduced in September 1960, this fleet of 20 shunters were constructed for use in docks or areas with a restricted loading gauge. They were the only locos constructed with a verandah.

The first withdrawals were in December 1969, with the final loco D2852 - see picture below, being withdrawn in October 1973. There are numerous locos preserved, including D2860 at the National Railway Museum, York.

BUILT: 1960-61 by the Yorkshire Engineering Co.

ENGINE: Rolls-Royce C6NFL176 170hp

NUMBER SERIES: 02001, 02003, 02004.

PREVIOUS NUMBERS: D2850-D2869.

TRANSMISSION: .

MAX SPEED: 14 mph.

TRACTIVE EFFORT: 10,800lb

WEIGHT: 22.5 tons.

WHEEL ARRANGEMENT: 0-4-0.

QTY BUILT : 20

FLEET STRENGTH: Nil - (All withdrawn - some preserved)

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