20214, Class 20 (English Electric)

Facts & Figures

Name & Number 20214 (D8314)
Class BR, Class 20
Wheel Arrangement Bo-Bo type 1
Built 1967, English Electric Vulcan Foundry
Driving Wheels 3′ 7″
Horse Power 1000hp
Tractive Effort 42,000lbs
Previous Owners British Railways

History

The forerunner of a class of 228 units which were known as the Standard Type 1, or subsequently as BR Class 20. Some 128 locomotives were originally built with the early production runs from the Vulcan Foundry, Newton-Le-Willows, Lancashire.

Originally delivered to the North Eastern region of BR, 20214 has been based at a number of depots, including Toton in the Midlands, but served finally at Thornaby, from where the locomotive was acquired for use on the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway, where a major refurbishment project was started.

Trains running daily

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Pensioner Days

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Witches and Wizards Week

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