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31108 at Eastleigh
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No: 10075   Contributor: Marcel Gommers / John Southall   Year: 2009   Manufacturer: Brush Traction   Country: Croatia
31108 at Eastleigh

31108, or D5526, at the Eastleigh Works Centenary Celebrations in 2009.
Class 31's were powered by Brush Type 2 diesel engines.
31108 starred in the 1/11/2010 episode of Eastenders crashing into a car on a level crossing. The crash was filmed on the Nene Valley Railway.

Photo courtesy of Mike Digby

Picture added on 01 January 2011 at 20:05
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Eastleigh Works Centenary 2009, England
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The diesel engines were either:
Mirrlees, Bickerton & Day 12-cylinder JVS12T type of 1, 250 bhp at 850 rpm (as fitted to this locomotive), or
English Electric 12-cylinder 12SV producing 1, 470 bhp.
Transmission was electric, driving through four Brush traction motors with a single reduction gear drive. The maximum tractive effort was 42, 000 lb.

Added by Peter Langsdale on 02 January 2011.
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