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British Rail HS4000 “Kestrel”
Great Britain | 1967 | only one produced
In May 1968 at Clipstone Colliery
In May 1968 at Clipstone Colliery
Phil Sangwell
General
Built1967
ManufacturerBrush Traction
Axle configC-C 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length66 ft 6 in
Wheelbase51 ft 8 in
Fixed wheelbase14 ft 11 in
Service weight298,592 lbs
Adhesive weight298,592 lbs
Axle load49,728 lbs
Power
Power sourcediesel-electric
Top speed110 mph
Starting effort100,000 lbf
EngineSulzer 16LVA24
Engine typeV16 diesel
Engine output4,000 hp (2,983 kW)
Power Plant
Boiler
Calculated Values
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last changed: 08 2023
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