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Class 08

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Class 08 Details:
Introduced: 1953-62
Engine: English Electric 6 cyl. 350 b.h.p at 630 rpm.
Weight: 49 tons
Brake Force: 19 tons
Maximum Tractive Effort: 35000lb
Transmission: Two English Electric nose-suspended traction motors. Double reduction gear drive.
Driving Wheel Diameter: 4'6"
Route Availability: 5
Maximum Speed: 20mph.
Class 08/9 Details:
Fitted with a cut-down cab and headlight for working the Burry Port & Gwendraeth Valley Line.