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Class 03 03062/D2062
Status: Operational
Livery: BR Green
Running No: D.2062
Built: 1959 BR Doncaster
Traction Type: Diesel-Mechanical
Transmission: Wilson-Drewry CA5 R7
5-Speed Epicyclic Gearbox
Power Unit: Gardner 8L3
Power Output: 204 HP
Max Speed: 28½ MPH
Wheel Arr: 0-6-0
Train Brakes: Vacuum Only
Weight: 30 Tons
Length: 26' 0"
Height: 12' 2½"
Width: 8' 6"
Built by British Railways at Doncaster Works in 1959, D2062 was released to traffic in July of the same year. The loco was very much an Eastern machine, working on both BR(NE) and BR(E) regions. New to Selby, the loco was also based at York, Hull Dairycoates, Staveley (Barrow Hill) and Norwich Thorpe being withdrawn 12th October 1980.

Whilst having a larger 0-6-0 wheelset, the Class still has a 'Go Anywhere' BR Route Availability of 1 which makes 03062 very useful for some of the tighter areas of track around the sheds and sidings in Bury, particularly the approach to Bury Transport Museum and parts of the Buckley Wells carriage works.

The loco ran in BR Blue as 2062 for many years but more recently carries the BR Green livery, with yellow and black wasp stripes until 2015, now running in an early all over green with number shown as "D.2062".

ELR Events

There are a wide range of events at the East Lancashire Railway ranging from Family and Education, Re-enactments, Sci-Fi, Transport and Collector's Fairs.

Selected events are shown below. See the ELR Website for the full event schedule.

Event Date(s)
Day Out with Thomas Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th August
Autumn Diesel Gala Friday 13th and Saturday 14th September
Day Out with Thomas Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th October
Autumn Steam Gala Friday 11th, Saturday 12th
and Sunday 13th October
DMU Weekend Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th November

All events subject to availability
While every effort will be made to ensure events take place as advertised, rostered locos or units are available and running to the advertised timetable, the ELR reserves the right to cancel or terminate without prior notice.

ELR Website
Check out the ELR Website for the full event schedule.