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British Rail class 50 (English Electric type 4)
originally D400
Great Britain | 1967 | 50 produced
50041 en route from Whiteball Summit to Exeter
50041 en route from Whiteball Summit to Exeter
Richard Szwejkowski
ManufacturerEnglish Electric
Axle configC-C 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length68 ft 6 in
Wheelbase56 ft 2 in
Service weight257,600 lbs
Adhesive weight257,600 lbs
Axle load43,680 lbs
Power sourcediesel-electric
Top speed100 mph
Starting effort48,500 lbf
EngineEnglish Electric 16 CSVT
Engine typeV16 diesel
Fuel1,849 us gal (diesel)
Engine output2,695 hp (2,010 kW)
Power Plant
Calculated Values
diesel locomotive
last changed: 10 2023

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