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D2 Shap-1962-RPCJC005-1

D2 Shap-1962-RPCJC005-1

Original (Class 44) 'Peak' D2 'Helvellyn' climbs towards Shap Summit with a down Euston - Glasgow service, 1962. In 1959 this loco was uprated from 2300HP to 2500HP, deemed a success the uprated 2500HP engine was then incorporated into the Class 45's (D11 onwards). ©Jim Carter/ Rail Photoprints