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British GT3 – Prototype and Series Transport Fever

With the GT3 an unusual design concept for a modern gas turbine locomotive for test use was constructed. The GT3 reminded with its frame to a steam locomotive. English Electric was determined to demonstrate to British Railways (BR) the potential of this type of propulsion. It reached a top speed of 145 km / h and showed excellent performance during the test drives.

Technical Details:
– Vmax : 90 mph
– Power : 2100 kW
– Traction : 265 kN
– Availability : 1961 to 1980

Credits: MaikC

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