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British Rail Class EE1

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British Rail Class EE1
Type and origin
Power typeElectric
BuilderNorth Eastern Railway Darlington Works
Build date1922
Total produced1
 • Whyte2-Co-2
 • UIC2'Co2'
Gauge4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Driver dia.6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Loco weight110.05 long tons (111.82 t)
Electric system/s1500 V DC
Current pickup(s)Pantograph, 2 off
Traction motors300 hp (224 kW) Metropolitan Vickers, 6 off
Train heatingSteam generator
Train brakesVacuum
Performance figures
Power output1,800 hp (1,300 kW)
Tractive effort28,000 lbf (124.6 kN)
Railroad(s)North Eastern Railway
London and North Eastern Railway
British Railways
NumberNER: 13
LNER: 13; later 6999;
BR: 26600
Axle load classRoute availability 7
DispositionStored 1923–1950; scrapped 1950

British Rail Class EE1 was an electric locomotive commissioned by the North Eastern Railway in 1922. Ownership passed to the London and North Eastern Railway in 1923 and to British Railways in 1948.