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Yorkshire Eng Co & BTH Ltd 15 Bo-Bo


Class Types
1955 Class D8/1
Pre-Tops Class 8/5
TOPS Class 15

General
Year Introduced 1957
Wheel Arrangement Bo-Bo
Manufacturers
ManufacturerTotal
British Thompson Houston Co. Ltd. 44
Number Range (as built) D8200-D8243
Number Built 44

Illustration
Copyright: 53A Models (11/10/1981)
Miscellaneous
Year Introduced 1957-61
Maximum Speed 60mph
Sanding Equipment Pneumatic
Route Availability 4
Brake Type (loco - as built) Vacuum

Dimensions
Wheel Diameter 3' 3"
Height 12' 6"
Width 9' 2"
Bogie Wheelbase 8' 6"
Bogie Pivot Centres 22' 6"

Power
Power Unit Paxman 16YHXL
Tractive Effort 37,500lbs
Horse Power 800hp
Power at Rail 627hp

Transmission
Transmission Type Electric
Traction Motor Number 4

Heating
Heating Type Not fitted (Through steam pipe)

Fuel, Lubricants, Water
Fuel Capacity 400gal