Sulzer Type 2

  • Sulzer Type 2s in spotlight at Caledonian weekend event

    Sulzer Type 2s in spotlight at Caledonian weekend event

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    THE Caledonian Railway, running between Brechin and Bridge of Dun, held a diesel weekend on August 17-18.  All trains were worked by a pair of Sulzer Type 2s – Class 26 No. D5314 and Class 27 No. D5370. Only one was double headed on the Saturday, returning top-and-tailed. All other trains were headed by one loco or…

  • Spa Valley diesel gala success

    Spa Valley diesel gala success

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    THE Spa Valley Railway’s August 2-4 diesel gala was successful financially, attracting 1,438 visitors, including dining train passengers. The event showcased two loco types rarely seen in the South East, both making their class debuts on the railway.  Scottish Sulzer Type 2 No. 27001 appeared courtesy of the Class 27 Locomotive Group at the Bo’ness &…

  • Practice & Performance: A West Highland celebration

    Practice & Performance: A West Highland celebration

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    Marking the 125th anniversary of the West Highland line, Keith Farr concludes his performance summary of different traction types by looking at the diesel classes that replaced steam. In the August issue I took advantage of the 125th anniversary of the West Highland line to discuss steam performance between Glasgow and Fort William. Supporting the…

  • Bo’ness & Kinneil Class 27 makes long journey to Kent

    Bo’ness & Kinneil Class 27 makes long journey to Kent

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    THE Class 27 Locomotive Group’s No. 27001 received attention at Bo’ness prior to making an extended visit to the Spa Valley Railway in Kent (RM June, p93).  It is seen outside the Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway’s modern motive power depot at Bo’ness on July 12, ready for departure, set for the 29th. The Sulzer Type 2…

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