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==Preservation==
 
==Preservation==
418789 was one of four R&H shunters acquired from Patent Shaft in late 1980, arriving on the SVR on 29 October in that year.<ref name=SB8>SVR Stock Book Eighth Edition</ref> Christened ‘Archibald', it saw brief service on the Railway. It was later used as a source of spares for the other Rustons,<ref name=SVR133/> before being sold for scrap and cut up at CF Booth in Rotherham in April 1990.<ref>[http://www.uklocos.com/scrapped-results.asp?action=display&Id=1111 UKLocos.Com]</ref>
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418789 was one of four R&H shunters acquired from Patent Shaft in late 1980, arriving on the SVR on 29 October in that year.<ref name=SB8>SVR Stock Book Eighth Edition</ref> Christened ‘Archibald', it saw brief service on the Railway. It was later used as a source of spares for the other Rustons,<ref name=SVR133/> before being sold for scrap and cut up at CF Booth in Rotherham in April 1990.<ref>[http://www.uklocos.com/scrapped-results.asp?action=display&id=1136 UKLocos.Com]</ref>
  
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==

Revision as of 10:49, 13 July 2019

RustonRuston and Hornsby Ltd. of Lincoln, engineer and locomotive manufacturer acquired by English Electric in 1966 and Hornsby 165hp Diesel Shunter 418789 Archibald
Built By RustonRuston and Hornsby Ltd. of Lincoln, engineer and locomotive manufacturer acquired by English Electric in 1966 & Hornsby
Configuration 0-4-0
Power type Diesel Mechanical
Status Scrapped
Other Numbers Works No 418789/1957
History
Built 1957
Designed By RustonRuston and Hornsby Ltd. of Lincoln, engineer and locomotive manufacturer acquired by English Electric in 1966 & Hornsby
Type DM165
1981 Arrived on SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society
Technical
Length 22ft 1in
Weight 28t

Diesel Locomotives

Preamble

Service

Built by RustonRuston and Hornsby Ltd. of Lincoln, engineer and locomotive manufacturer acquired by English Electric in 1966 and Hornsby of Lincoln as Works No 418789 of 1957, it was delivered new on 6 December 1957 to Metropolitan-Cammell Carriage & Wagon Co. Ltd., Old Park, Wednesbury. The locomotive was registered by the BTC as No. 2448 in 1957. In 1964 it was sold to Patent Shaft Steelworks, also of Wednesbury[1][2].

Preservation

418789 was one of four R&H shunters acquired from Patent Shaft in late 1980, arriving on the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society on 29 October in that year.[3] Christened ‘Archibald', it saw brief service on the Railway. It was later used as a source of spares for the other Rustons,[2] before being sold for scrap and cut up at CF Booth in Rotherham in April 1990.[4]

See also

References

  1. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 59
  2. 2.02.1 SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 133 p. 62. "The Early SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Shunters" (Chris Magner)
  3. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Stock Book Eighth Edition
  4. UKLocos.Com