British Railway History Item
British Railways Class 06 Andrew Barclay 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter
All of the class were allocated to the Scottish Region throughout, and many were taken into departmental service upon withdrawal. Mass withdrawal took place in 1968, but the surviving examples were withdrawn slowly up until the last one was taken into departmental service in 1981.
BUILT: 1956-62 by Andrew Barclay, Sons & Co. Ltd., Kilmarnock.
ENGINE: Gardner 8L3 204hp
NUMBER SERIES: Between 06001 to 06010.
PREVIOUS NUMBERS: D2400 to D2444.
MAX SPEED: 23 mph.
TRACTIVE EFFORT: 19,800lb
WEIGHT: 37 tonnes.
WHEEL ARRANGEMENT: 0-6-0 - 3'7" Diameter.
FLEET STRENGTH: Nil - All withdrawn from service
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