Brian Litherland

D2128 (03901)

Weight in working order

27 tons approx

Top speed

30 mph

Power unit

Cummins NT855, rating approximately 350bhp at 1800rpm


Twin Disc 3-stage converter and 2 speed powershift transmission, thence through a propshaft to the original RF11 final drive gearbox and side rods


Loco straight air Vacuum train brake (not coupled back to locomotive brake)

Disc parking brake.

Allocation History

Built Swindon Works.

MPDs - Laira, Jan 1960. 

Cardiff Canton, Nov 1964. Worcester, Dec 1964. Swindon, Oct 1966. Bristol Bath Road, June 1969. Laira, April 1970. Withdrawn Sept 1971. Bristol Bath Road, June 1976. Withdrawn July 1976.


Brian Litherland