The British Rail Class 26 diesel locomotives, also known as the BRCW Type 2, were built from 1958- 1959. 47 of these locomotives were built by the Birmingham Railway Carriage & Wagon Company, the first twenty of which were ordered as part of the 1955 British Rail modernisation plan. This class was used as the basis for the development of the Class 27 locomotives. ...more on Wikipedia about "British Rail Class 26"
British Rail's Class 27 comprised 69 diesel locomotives built by the Birmingham Railway Carriage and Wagon Company (BRCW) during 1961 and 1962. They were a development of the earlier Class 26; both were originally classified as the BRCW Type 2. Original allocations were to the Scottish Region, the Eastern Region, and the London Midland Region, but all soon ended up in Scotland. Some members of the class were fitted with push-pull equipment to "top and tail" Edinburgh-Glasgow expresses. ...more on Wikipedia about "British Rail Class 27"
The British Rail Class 33 also known as the BRCW Type 3 or Crompton is a class of Bo-Bo diesel locomotives built for the Southern Region between 1960 and 1962. A total of 98 was built by BRCW, and they were called "Cromptons" after the Crompton-Parkinson electrical equipment installed in them. They began service on the South-Eastern Division of the Southern Region but rapidly spread across the whole Region, and many were used much further afield. They were built with the ability only to supply the new type of electrical train heating, not the more traditional steam heating which most passenger carriages then used, so in the early years their use as winter-time passenger locomotives was restricted to the more modern passenger carriages. ...more on Wikipedia about "British Rail Class 33"
The British Rail Class 81 was a straight electric locomotive that operated on the West Coast Main Line of the London Midland Region of British Rail. ...more on Wikipedia about "British Rail Class 81"
D0260, named Lion, was a prototype Type 4 mainline diesel locomotive built in 1962 by the Birmingham Railway Carriage and Wagon Company, in association with Sulzer and Associated Electrical Industries, at their Smethwick works in Birmingham to demonstrate their wares to British Railways. The locomotive's number was derived from its works number, 260. ...more on Wikipedia about "British Rail D0260"
The Córas Iompair Éireann 101 Class locomotives, numbered B101-B112, were built in 1956 by the Birmingham Railway Carriage and Wagon Company. They were fitted with Sulzer 6LDA28 engines of 960hp, with four Metropolitan Vickers MV157 traction motors. They were of A1A-A1A wheel arrangement, weighed 75tons and had a maximum speed of 75mph. ...more on Wikipedia about "CIE 101 Class"
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