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Class "20" Diesel Loco
D8110 (20110)
(D8118) 20118 first start (This engine has now left the Railway)
Inaugural run at Totnes - Note smarter livery !
Siblings together at Buckfastleigh for “Everything Goes” Weekend

Class 20 (228 in class)
Type   1
Maker   English Electric Co. Ltd
Introduced from   1957
Original Numbers   D8000-8199,8300-8327
New numbers   20001-228
Engine   E.E. 8SVT MkII
Engine bhp   1,000hp at 850rpm
Transmission   Electric, four 526/5D axle hung, nose suspended d.c. traction motors 
Maximum current   1800 amps
Maximum tractive effort   42,000lb
Minimum curve   3 1/2 chains
Route availability   RA5
Max speed on B.R   75 mph
Driving wheel diameter   3ft 7in
Fuel capacity   400 gal
Coolant water capacity   130 gals
Lubricating oil capacity   100 gals
Weight in working order   72 tons

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