UK Railways Experimental & Prototype 10000

photo; Colour Rail

The L.M.S. pioneer diesel electric 10000 is seen at Bournemouth with a Waterloo bound train in August 1954.
10000 and 10001 were usually worked together on trains.

1-Co+Co-1 Diesel Electric
Introduced 1947:
English Electric Co. and H.A. Ivatt for the L.M.S
Weight 121tons 10cwt.
Driving wheels 3' 6"
T.E. 41,400lbs.
Engine; English Electric Co. 16clys 1,600h.p.
Motors; Six nose suspended motors, single reduction gear drive.
two locomotives were built 10000 and 10001

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