News and Information
10th October 2015
D1015 and D8568 succesfully appeared at the Severn Valley's Autumn Diesel gala between 01st - 03rd October, including very popular footplate experiances on the Clayton. For a selection of photos taken at the gala click here.
D8568 is the unique locomotive in our collection, being the only surviving example of the Clayton Type 1's which numbered 117 in total. D8568 is also our only diesel-electric loco.
The locomotive is based at the Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway and is used during the running season and at special events.
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|Power Unit||Paxman 6ZHXL x 2|
|Power Output||450hp x 2|
|Tractive Effort||40,000 lbf Maximum|
|Transmission||DC Generator and Traction Motors|
|(GEC WT800 and GEC WT421 x 4)|
|Max Speed||60 MPH|
|Train Brake||Vacuum Only|
|Train Heat||None, through-piped for Steam Heat|
|(currently isolated on D8568)|