When did the British Rail Class 42 diesel locomotive come out??
British Rail Class 42. British Railways' (BR) Type 4 Warship class diesel-hydraulic locomotives were introduced in 1958. It was apparent at that time that the largest centre of expertise on diesel-hydraulic locomotives was in West Germany.
What does class 22 mean on a railway??
These locomotives were allocated the TOPS classification Class 22 for their use on British railways General departmental locomotives, used for special or engineering duties. Were therefore of many different classes, lumped together for numbering purposes. Forty-seven locomotives allocated Class 97 numbers, including five in subclass 97/6.
When did the Class 43 hydraulic locomotive come out??
In 1960 British Rail introduced the Class 43 diesel hydraulic locomotives, with a maximum tractive effort of 53,400 pounds-force (238,000 N). These were constructed by North British Locomotives, numbered in the range D833 to D865 and also bore names.
What are the different classes of trains in the UK??
3 Ukraine Diesel 2 Electric 25 United Kingdom Steam British Railways Standard Classes 10 ex-GWR 6 ex-LNER 20 ex-LMS 16 ex-SR 3 Great Eastern 6 Great Western Named Classes 17 All Others 14 Highland 6 London & North Eastern 17 London Midland & Scottish 8 Southern 9 All Others 17 Diesel Class 08 11 Class 20 9 Class 24 13 Class 25 12 Class 31 8