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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
Orders
BuilderOrder #DateSize
Crewe Works n/a 1961 44
Swindon Works 450 1961 30

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
Weight 108t 0cwt
Weight (when empty) 98t 16cwt
Wheel Diameter 3' 7"
Length 68'
Height 12' 1178"
Width 9'
Wheelbase 54' 8"
Bogie Wheelbase 12' 2"
Bogie Pivot Centres 42' 6"
Minimum Curve 4.5

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