Class 20

Built: 1957-1968 – English Electric at Vulcan Foundry, Newton-le-Willows or by Robert Stephenson & Hawthorns, Darlington

Engine: English Electric 8CSVT Mk II

Main generator: English Electric 819/3C

Traction Motors: English Electric 526/5D or 526/8D

Maximum Tractive Effort: 187kN (42,000lbf)

Brake force: 35t

Weight: 73.4-73.5t

Maximum speed: 75mph

Dimensions: 14.25x2.67m

Owners: Class 20189 Ltd, Class 20 Locomotive Society, Direct Rail Services, Harry Needle Railroad Company, Preserved

Operators: Direct Rail Services, GB Railfreight, preservation

Numbers: 20001-20228, 20301-20315, 20901-20906


Caption: Preserved 20069 stands at Dereham on August 29 2014. RICHARD CLINNICK.

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