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Built in 1994 by Hunslet Locomotive Works Leeds as number LD9348. This Locomotive has a six cylinder air cooled Deutz F6L912W diesel engine producing around one hundred horse power to its four wheels via a Clarke-Hurth 18000 series hydraulic transmission and axle mounted gearboxes.

 It weighs twelve tonnes and is 4.98m long, 1.2m wide and is 1.6m high to the top of the bonnet.

It is fitted with all kinds of warning devices and fail safe systems. This locomotive was part of a fleet of five locomotives forming a hire fleet for Hunslet. 

They were used on the Jubilee Line extension in London where each locomotive was named after children at local schools.  This locomotive was known as Eileen.  Most of our locomotives are named after local Scottish rivers.