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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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|Paxman 6ZHXL x 2
|450hp x 2
|40,000 lbf Maximum
|DC Generator and Traction Motors
|(GEC WT800 and GEC WT421 x 4)
|None, through-piped for Steam Heat
|(currently isolated on D8568)