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Worksplate Associated Electrical Industries 1960. British Railways Standard Gauge Class 15 Bo-Bo Diesel Electric locomotive in the number series D8237 to D8243. This batch was withdrawn between 1968 and 1971 but two survived as carriage heating units until 1985 (D8237 as ADB968002) and 1991 (D8243 as ADB968001). The class were troubled by several reliability problems notably with the engines which were found to require excessive maintenance. Nevertheless they had some success and were considered better than some of the other contemporary Type 1s but they eventually became redundant to requirements with a decline in freight duties in the London area. Alloy 17in x 5in stamped 'A 142' in rear. Ex loco with original green paint on face.

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Auction: April 2015 , Lot: 254
Sold for: £420
Worksplate Associated Electrical Industries 1960.