News and Information
D8568 is the unique locomotive in our collection, being the only surviving example of the Clayton Type 1's which numbered 117 in total. D8568 is also our only diesel-electric loco.
D8568 is based on the Severn Valley Railway and is used throughout the running season, at diesel events.
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|Power Unit||Paxman 6ZHXL x 2|
|Power Output||450hp x 2|
|Tractive Effort||40,000 lbf Maximum|
|Transmission||DC Generator and Traction Motors|
|(GEC WT800 and GEC WT421 x 4)|
|Max Speed||60 MPH|
|Train Brake||Vacuum Only|
|Train Heat||None, through-piped for Steam Heat|
|(currently isolated on D8568)|