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Ruston and Hornsby Class 165 DS: 319284

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This 0-4-0 locomotive was built by Ruston and Hornsby in 1952 and is diesel mechanical.124 were built at Rustons works in Lincoln. It has a Ruston 6VPHL engine. It spent most of its working life in the sidings of the Shell Oil Refinery at Stanlow near Ellesmere Port. Arriving at the EVR in 2002, it provides power for shunting and engineering trains on the railway and is owned by Mr M Bromley.

Maximum speed 15 mph, tractive effort 14,200 pounds
Builder: Ruston & Hornsby, Lincoln Built: 1952
Class or Type: 165DS Works No: 319284
Weight: 28 T Running No:
Brake Type: Air/Unfitted Operational Status: Not Operational / For Sale
Owner: Martin Bromley Arrived: --/--/02
Remarks:
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