CLASS 09

Sub class: 09/0 09/1 09/2

TOPS number range:

09001-09026

09101-09107

09201-09205

Original 1957 number range:

D3665-71, D3719-21, D4099-114

Rebuilt from Class 08

Rebuilt from Class 08

Former class codes:

DEJ4, then 3/1

Rebuilt from Class 08

Rebuilt from Class 08

Built by:

BR workshops - Darlington and Horwich

RFS Kilnhurst

RFS Kilnhurst

Years introduced:

1959-62

1992-93

1992-93

Wheel arrangement:

0-6-0

0-6-0

0-6-0

Weight:

49 tonnes

49 tonnes

49 tonnes

Height:

12ft 8 5/8in (3.87m)

12ft 8 5/8in (3.87m)

12ft 8 5/8in (3.87m)

Length:

29t 3in (8.91m)

29t 3in (8.91m)

29t 3in (8.91m)

Width:

8ft 6in (2.59m)

8ft 6in (2.59m)

8ft 6in (2.59m)

Wheelbase:

11ft 6in (3.50m)

11ft 6in (3.50m)

11ft 6in (3.50m)

Wheel diameter:

4ft 6in (1.37m)

4ft 6in (1.37m)

4ft 6in (1.37m)

Min curve negotiable:

3 chains (60.35m)

3 chains (60.35m)

3 chains (60.35m)

Engine type:

English Electric 6KT

English Electric 6KT

English Electric 6KT

Engine output:

400hp (298kW)

400hp (298kW)

400hp (298kW)

Power at rail:

269hp (201kW)

269hp (201kW)

269hp (201kW)

Tractive effort:

25,000lb (111kN)

25,000lb (111kN)

25,000lb (111kN)

Cylinder bore:

10in (0.25m)

10in (0.25m)

10in (0.25m)

Cylinder stroke:

12in (0.30m)

12in (0.30m)

12in (0.30m)

Maximum speed:

27 1/2 mph (34km/h)

27 1/2 mph (34km/h)

27 1/2 mph (34km/h)

Brake type:

Dual

Dual

Dual

Brake force:

19 tonnes

19 tonnes

19 tonnes

Route availability:

5

5

5

Heating type:

Not fitted

Not fitted

Not fitted

Multiple coupling type:

Not fitted

Not fitted

Not fitted

Main generator type:

EE801-13E or EE801-14E

EE801-13E or EE801-14E

EE801-13E or EE801-14E

Aux generator type:

EE906-3D

EE906-3D

EE906-3D

Traction motor type:

EE506-10C

EE506-10C

EE506-10C

No of traction motors:

2

2

2

Gear ratio:

Overall - 23.9:1
First train - 82:15
Second train - 70:16

Overall - 23.9:1
First train - 82:15
Second train - 70:16

Overall - 23.9:1
First train - 82:15
Second train - 70:16

Fuel tank capacity:

668gal (3,037lit)

668gal (3,037lit)

668gal (3,037lit)

Cooling water capacity:

140gal (636lit)

140gal (636lit)

140gal (636lit)

Lub oil capacity:

45gal (204lit)

45gal (204lit)

45gal (204lit)

Sanding equipment:

Pneumatic

Pneumatic

Pneumatic

Present operator:

EWS, Southern

EWS

EWS

Present owner: EWS Finance, GoVia EWS Finance EWS Finance

Special fittings:

Some locos - Radio, Headlight, TPWS

Some locos - Radio, Headlight, TPWS

 

Some locos - Radio, Headlight, TPWS

 

Sub class variations:

Higher-speed version of standard 0-6-0 shunter, (Class 08) originally allocated to the former BR Southern Region.

Modified from standard Class 08, fitted with 110V electrical equipment.

Modified from standard Class 08, fitted with 90V electrical equipment.

 


Many ex Southern Region loco are fitted with dual high level air/main reservoir pipes

 

09201 fitted with buck-eye couplings

Last updated 10/12/05