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British Rail class 27
originally D5347
Great Britain | 1961 | 69 produced
D5401, later 27112 and 27056, at Leicester North station in June 2013
D5401, later 27112 and 27056, at Leicester North station in June 2013
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General
Built1961-1962
ManufacturerBirmingham Railway Carriage and Wagon Company
Axle configB-B 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length50 ft 9 in
Wheelbase30 ft
Service weight162,399 lbs
Adhesive weight162,399 lbs
Axle load40,600 lbs
Power
Power sourcediesel-electric
Top speed90 mph
Starting effort42,000 lbf
EngineSulzer 6LDA28-B
Engine type6-cyl. diesel
Fuel823 us gal (diesel)
Engine output1,250 hp (932 kW)
Power Plant
Boiler
Calculated Values
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last changed: 09 2023
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