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The Diesel and Electric section of the site contains information on all British Railway and privatised railway company locomotives in service from 1948 onwards:

Diesel and Electric Locomotive Allocations

The Loco Allocation search facility allows you to search the database by Number, Class, Depot, Livery or Pool and search keyword. You can enter information seperately or use a combination of all fields.

For example, entering 37 in the number field, then clicking search will display details of all Class 37 locos. Entering 37/4 in the Class field will display details of all Class 37/4 locos. Entering a combination of 37 in the Class field and ew in the Livery field will display details of all Class 37 locos with EWS Livery (EW).

If you leave all fields blank and click search, all locos will be displayed. Data is displyed in single rows, 100 locos to a page.

Using the pull-down Sort By box, you can set the order in which the search results will be displayed - Number, Class, Depot Pool or Livery.

The search results will display the following information on each row: Number, Class Depot Code, Livery Code and Pool code. The loco number is a link and selecting this will display full details of the individual loco including: Number (and if named the Name), plus full descriptions for Depot, Livery and Pool. The Livery Description is a link, which will display full details of the Livery and if any images are held in the 'Image Gallery' for locos with this Livery, an image will be displayed as a thumbnail, with a link to the full sized image.

Diesel and Electric Locomotive Depots

At the present time, no imformation is held for depots.

Diesel and Electric Locomotive Names

This will be added to the system in the near future.

Diesel and Electric Locomotive Classes

This is linked to the Railway History Database and will display details of Diesel, Electric and Pre-Tops classes, one class to a row, which is a link to full details of the class, extracted from the Railway History database.

See the British Railway History home page for details on how to search the History database.

Diesel and Electric Locomotive Liveries

The Livery search facility allows you to search by using a search keyword. For example entering blue, will display details for all Liveries that contain blue in the Livery Description.

The search results will display the following information on each row: Livery Code and Livery Description. The Livery Description is a link, which will display full details of the Livery and if any images are held in the 'Image Gallery' for locos with this livery, an image will be displayed as a thumbnail, with a link to the full sized image.

Using the pull-down Sort By box, you can set the order in which the search results will be displayed - Code or Description.

Diesel and Electric Locomotive Pools

The Pool search facility allows you to search by using a search keyword. For example entering da, will display details for all Pools that contain da in the Pool code or Pool description.

The search results will display the following information on each row: Pool Code and Pool Description.

Using the pull-down Sort By box, you can set the order in which the search results will be displayed - Code or Description.

Note: some information is still missing from the database. If you know any of the missing data, or you find any errors, we would appreciate it if you could email the information to the Rail UK Webmaster.


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