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British Rail class 59 (Electro-Motive Division JT26CW-SS)
Great Britain | 1985 | 15 produced
Hanson 59103 “Village of Mells” in May 2008 in Westbury
Hanson 59103 “Village of Mells” in May 2008 in Westbury
Hugh Llewelyn
Variant59/0, 59/159/2
ManufacturerElectro-Motive Division
Axle configC-C 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length70 ft 0 in
Wheelbase56 ft 6 1/2 in
Fixed wheelbase13 ft 7 1/4 in
Service weight266,540 lbs
Adhesive weight266,540 lbs
Axle load44,423 lbs
Power sourcediesel-electric
Top speed60 mph75 mph
Starting effort122,000 lbf
EngineEMD 16-645E3C
Engine typeV16 diesel
Fuel1,201 us gal (diesel)
Engine output3,300 hp (2,461 kW)
Power Plant
Calculated Values
diesel locomotive
last changed: 10 2023

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