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Plenty of Thrash
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No: 7460   Contributor: Dave Forbes   Year: 2009   Manufacturer: Unknown   Country: Scotland
Plenty of Thrash

Preserved Sulzer Class 47 - 47643 powers out of a tight bend on the Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway. SRPS had changed their 'Diesel Weekend' to August in 2009. This locomotive was saved from destruction whilst up in Inverness and since lovingly looked after , here seen in the old Scotrail Express livery which was once used on the London/Scotland Sleeper Service.
Picture added on 10 September 2009 at 14:37
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Class 47 British Railways introduced in 1962
Type:Mixed- traffic mainline-line diesel electric
Wheel arrangement:Co-Co
Power unit:Sulzer 12LDA28C 12-cylinder twin-bank diesel 2050kw(2750bhp)reduced to 1925kw(2580bhp).Brush DC generator and six axle- hung DC traction motors
Tractive effort:265kn(60,000lbf)
Max operating speed:95 to 100mph
Weight:111 to 125 tonnes
Overall length;63ft 6in
Gauge 4ft 8.5in
No of locomotives constructed 512.

Added by James Burrows on 10 September 2009.
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