List of British Rail power classifications

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The British Transport Commission, later British Railways, used engine power output to categorise its new main line diesel locomotive fleet following the 1955 modernisation plan. These categories were from Type 1 to Type 5 and are listed below.

Type 1[change | change source]

Up to 1,000 bhp

Type 2[change | change source]

From 1,001 bhp to 1,499 bhp

Type 3[change | change source]

From 1,500 bhp to 1,999 bhp

Type 4[change | change source]

From 2,000 bhp to 2,999 bhp

Type 5[change | change source]

From 3,000 bhp

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