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British Railways Diesel Hydraulic Type 4 2200HP built for the Western Region by BR's Swindon Works, powered by 2 Maybach MD650 diesel engines with Mekydro K104/11 Hydraulic transmission. 38 locos built, class introduced in 1958. Hydraulics were declared 'non standard' by BRB which meant that they were all withdrawn by the end of 1972, 832 survived a little longer at the Derby RTC. 821 and 832 survived into preservation.

803 Plymouth 0371 AB449

803 Plymouth 0371 AB449

803-Y-NarrowaysHillJunction-080569-HB675

803-Y-NarrowaysHillJunction-080569-HB675

806-6508-Y-Exeter-260671-DM349

806-6508-Y-Exeter-260671-DM349

806-Exeter-090571-DM092

806-Exeter-090571-DM092

806-Y-StErth-120972-RPC036

806-Y-StErth-120972-RPC036

807 Newton Abbot 140372 JM732

807 Newton Abbot  140372 JM732

807-Y-Crediton-260671-DM395

807-Y-Crediton-260671-DM395

808-Y-Par-1969-RPC760

808-Y-Par-1969-RPC760

809 Yeovil Junction 301070 JM337

809 Yeovil Junction 301070 JM337

810-Y--1972-RPC736

810-Y--1972-RPC736

811 Clapham-Jn-221170-GE707

811 Clapham-Jn-221170-GE707

812-811-Y-Exeter-031071-DM356

812-811-Y-Exeter-031071-DM356

812-Exeter-031071-DM359

812-Exeter-031071-DM359

812-Y-Exeter-031071-DM357

812-Y-Exeter-031071-DM357

812-Y-Exeter-031071-DM360

812-Y-Exeter-031071-DM360

812-Y-Exeter-031071-DM361

812-Y-Exeter-031071-DM361

813 Newton Abbot 171071 JM187

813 Newton Abbot 171071 JM187

814 Exeter Central 110971 JM326

814 Exeter Central 110971   JM326

814 Newton Abbot 140372 JM733

814 Newton Abbot  140372  JM733

814 Yeovil 301070 JM332

814 Yeovil 301070  JM332

Categories & Keywords
Category:Transportation
Subcategory:Railway
Subcategory Detail:
Keywords:2200HP, B-B, BR Swindon Works, British Railways, British Railways Modernisation Plan, Class 42, Diesel Engine, Diesel Hydraulic, Maybach MD650, Mekydro K104 hydraulic transmission, Type 4, Western Region