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BR Swindon & Crewe 52 C-C


Class Types
1955 Class D27/1
Pre-Tops Class 27/1
TOPS Class 52

General
Alias Western
Year Introduced 1961
Wheel Arrangement C-C
Manufacturers
ManufacturerTotal
Crewe Works 44
Swindon Works 30
Number Range (as built) D1000-D1073
Number Built 74
Reports
Title
Western Liveries
Western Region Diesel Hydraulics lifespan

Illustration
Copyright: westernclass52 (01/1962)
Miscellaneous
Year Introduced 1961
Maximum Speed 90mph
Sanding Equipment Pneumatic
Route Availability 6
Brake Type (loco - as built) Vacuum

Dimensions
Wheel Diameter 3' 7"
Height 12' 1178"
Width 9'
Wheelbase 54' 8"
Bogie Wheelbase 12' 2"
Bogie Pivot Centres 42' 6"

Power
Power Unit 2 x Maybach MD655
Tractive Effort 72,600lbs
Horse Power 2700hp (2 x 1350hp)
Power at Rail 2,350hp

Transmission
Transmission Type Hydraulic
Transmission Voith L630rU

Heating
Heating Type Steam
Boiler Spanner Mk 3
Boiler Water Capacity 800gal

Fuel, Lubricants, Water
Fuel Capacity 850gal