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British Rail class 58
Great Britain | 1983 | 50 produced
58035 with an empty coal train at Woodthorpe
58035 with an empty coal train at Woodthorpe
Phil Sangwell
ManufacturerBREL, Doncaster
Axle configC-C 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length62 ft 9 in
Wheelbase48 ft 9 in
Fixed wheelbase13 ft 9 in
Service weight286,600 lbs
Adhesive weight286,600 lbs
Axle load47,840 lbs
Power sourcediesel-electric
Top speed80 mph
Starting effort60,000 lbf
EngineRuston Paxman 12RK3ACT
Engine typeV12 diesel
Fuel1,183 us gal (diesel)
Engine output3,300 hp (2,461 kW)
Power Plant
Calculated Values
diesel locomotive
last changed: 09 2023

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