TugTracker

Railway Photos

Click to view full size image

ADRC 96707 Bury MPD Breakdown Crane - ELR - Night Shunter Gala 28-08-2007

Built in 1960 for BR(W) Cowans Sheldon 76T diesel hydraulic, No ADRC 96707 powered by a V6 2 stroke supercharged 427cu Detroit diesel producing 250 Bhp, it was converted from a steam crane in 1975. Saved from the scrapman by Roger Johnstone who sold it on to Riley and sons(E) who then passed it on the ELR
It one of 3 based at Eastleigh MPD its sister ADRC 96706 went to the Churnet Valley railway, unfortunately it was cut up in 2010. The 3rd was cut up on site at Eastleigh.

DCP_1465.JPG DCP_1466.JPG DCP_1467.JPG DCP_1464.JPG DCP_1260b.jpg DCP_1448.JPG DCP_1378.JPG
Rate this file (No vote yet)