D8: Drewry RDB998901
0-4-0 diesel mechanical railcar 'DB998901'
|Built||1950, by the Baguley Cars division at Burton-on-Trent|
|Weight||16 tons 10 cwt|
|Length over buffers||29' 5" (approx 9.0 m)|
|Driving wheels||2' 6" diameter (approx 76 cm)|
|Engine||4 cylinder Gardner 4LW, 68 hp|
|Previously worked||Originally the British Railways Woodhead line, for overhead line maintenance, and then the research department, Old Dalby, Leicestershire|
|Entered collection||Purchased by the EM2 Locomotive Society in 1997|
|Current status||Partly restored following serious damage from an arson attack in February 2016. See the separate page for Project Phoenix for more details of this restoration.|
More details of this locomotive are given in our stockbook.
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