Stocklist - Locomotives and Multiple Units - 31452


Photographer: Jon Kelsey
Date taken: 14/01/2018



31452 is a class 31 diesel electric, built by Brush of Loughborough in 1961 as works number 310. British Railways numbered it D5809. Like all the class 31s, the original Mirrlees JVS12T engine was replaced with a 1470hp English Electric 12SVT engine in the late 1960s. Under the TOPS system D5809 was renumbered 31279 in 1974. In 1984 it was fitted with Electric Train Heating equipment and was renumbered 31452. For a while it was named Minotaur.


Owner:BARS

Condition:Operational, though no longer mainline registered

Info sheet (226Kb).

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