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British Rail class 56 (Electroputere LDE 3500)
Great Britain | 1967 | 135 produced
56026 with a coal train near Poolsbrook
56026 with a coal train near Poolsbrook
Phil Sangwell
ManufacturerElectroputere, BREL
Axle configC-C 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length63 ft 7 3/16 in
Service weight275,520 lbs
Adhesive weight275,520 lbs
Axle load45,920 lbs
Power sourcediesel-electric
Top speed80 mph
Starting effort61,800 lbf
EngineRuston-Paxman 16RK3CT
Engine typeV16 diesel
Fuel1,382 us gal (diesel)
Engine output3,250 hp (2,424 kW)
Power Plant
Calculated Values
diesel locomotive
last changed: 09 2023

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