British Rail Class D3/14

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LNER DES2
British Rail Class D3/14
Type and origin
Power typeDiesel-electric
BuilderLondon and North Eastern Railway’s Doncaster Works
Build date1947
Total produced1
Specifications
Configuration:
 • Whyte0-6-0 DE
 • UICC
Gauge4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)
Wheel diameter4 ft 0 in (1.219 m)
Loco weight51.20 long tons (52.02 t)
Prime moverPetter SS4
Traction motorsBrush Traction, 2 off
MU workingNot fitted
Train heatingNone
Train brakesVacuum
Performance figures
Power outputEngine: 360 bhp (270 kW)
Tractive effort32,000 lbf (142.3 kN)
Career
Railroad(s)London and North Eastern Railway,
British Railways
ClassLNER: DES2; BR: DEJ2; later D13/4; later 3/2
NumberLNER: (none);
BR: 15004
Axle load classRoute availability 5
RetiredSeptember 1962
DispositionScrapped, Doncaster Works

British Rail Class D3/14 was a diesel-electric locomotive built by the London and North Eastern Railway at its Doncaster Works. It had a Petter engine, and Brush Traction electricals. It was absorbed by British Railways on nationalisation, but was withdrawn in the pre-TOPS era.