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Metropolitan Vickers Co-Bo 1200 HP Diesel Electric, ordered under the Modernisation Plan, the Class was one of the failures produced under the plan, 20 locomotives were built by Metropolitan Vickers Stockton in 1958/59, all were withdrawn in 1968, one (D5705) survived in use as a train heating unit and is now undergoing preservation.

D5702 Crewe Works 0565 CW006

D5702 Crewe Works 0565 CW006

D5702 Shap Station 220767 CD

D5702 Shap Station 220767 CD

D5702-Y-Disley-circa1959-AHB816

D5702-Y-Disley-circa1959-AHB816

D5707-Y-Kingmoor-260367-JC970

D5707-Y-Kingmoor-260367-JC970

D5708 Elvanfoot 190459 DA067

D5708 Elvanfoot 190459  DA067

D5708-X-Barrow-010965-RPC488

D5708-X-Barrow-010965-RPC488

D5709 Carlisle Upperby 0766 GEC

D5709 Carlisle Upperby 0766 GEC

D5711-Y-Disley-circa1960-AHB807

D5711-Y-Disley-circa1960-AHB807

D5712-Carnforth-0768 GE712

D5712-Carnforth-0768 GE712

D5712-Y-Reddish-260568-GE

D5712-Y-Reddish-260568-GE

D5714-B5-X-Lancaster-RPC57

D5714-B5-X-Lancaster-RPC57

D5714-X-NorthendenJunction-0563-RPC

D5714-X-NorthendenJunction-0563-RPC

D5714-Y-Chinley-circa1960-AHB802

D5714-Y-Chinley-circa1960-AHB802

D5716 Crewe Works 0565 CW008

D5716 Crewe Works 0565 CW008

D5716 Crewe Works 1165 RW297

D5716 Crewe Works 1165  RW297

D5718-X-Bailrigg-0364-RPC

D5718-X-Bailrigg-0364-RPC

D5718-Y-Bailrigg-0364-RPC

D5718-Y-Bailrigg-0364-RPC

D5719 Penrith 150767 CD011

D5719 Penrith 150767 CD011

D5719-Y-Ripon-1059-RPC087

D5719-Y-Ripon-1059-RPC087

TDB968006 Bristol Bath Road 050676 GS374

TDB968006 Bristol  Bath Road 050676 GS374

Categories & Keywords
Category:Transportation
Subcategory:Railway
Subcategory Detail:
Keywords:1200HP, British Railways, British Railways Modernisation Plan, Class 28, Co-Bo, Crossley HST V8, Diesel Electric, Diesel Engine, Metro-Vic, Metropolitan Vickers, Type 2