Mainline approved steam locomotives

  Class NVR Number Axle Formula Number Year in Service Power [kW] Tractive Effort [kN] Max.Speed [km/h] Traction Type Voltage 1st class 2nd class
4073
2'C 2
1934

120 S Steam --- ---
GWR 4073 "Castle" class, nrs. 5043 "Earl of Mount Edgcumbe" (VT) and 7029 "Clun Castle"
4900
2'C 1
1929

96 S Steam --- ---
GWR 4900 "Hall" class, nr. 4965 "Rood Aston Hall"
5700
Ct 2 1930

56/72 S Steam --- ---
GWR 5700 class standard shunting locomotives (863 built), nrs. 7752 and 9600 (Tyseley)
9400
Ct 1 1952

72 S Steam --- ---
GWR 9400 class pannier tank locomotive, nr. 9466 (BRC)
U
1'C 1
1928

96 S Steam --- ---
SR "U" class, rebuilt from "K" (River) class from 1926, nr. 31806 (MHR)
WC&BB
2'C1' 2
1947

96/120 S Steam --- ---
SR original "West Country/Battle of Britain" class, nrs. 34046 "Braunton" (LSL) and 34067 "Tangmere"
MN
2'C1' 2
1945
167 120 S Steam --- ---
SR "Merchant Navy" class rebuilt in 1956/59, nrs. 35018 "British India Line" and 35028 "Clan Line" (MNLPS)
5MT
2'C 5
1935

96/120 S Steam --- ---
LMS 5MT "Black 5" class, nrs. 44871 (Ian Riley), 45212 (NYMR), 45231 (LSL), 45305 (GCR/5305 LA) and 45407 (ELR)
6P
2'C 3
1936

120 S Steam --- ---
LMS 6P (formerly 5XP) "Jubilee" class, nrs. 45596 "Bahamas", 45690 "Leander" and 45699 "Galatea" (Tyseley)
7P
2'C 1
1927

120 S Steam --- ---
LMS 7P (formerly 6P) "Royal Scot" class, nr. 46100 "Royal Scot" (LSL)
8P
2'C1' 1 1938

120 S Steam --- ---
LMS 8P "Coronation" class, nr. (4)6233 "Duchess of Sutherland" (MRC)
8F
1'D 1 1940

80 S Steam --- ---
LMS 8F class, nr. 48151 (WCRC)
A4
2'C1' 2
1937

120 S Steam --- ---
LNER A4 class, nrs. 60007 (4498) "Sir Nigel Gresley" (LSL) and 60009 "Union of South Africa"
A3
2'C1' 1 1937

120 S Steam --- ---
LNER A3 class, nr. 60103/4472 "Flying Scotsman" (NRM), returned to service 02/2016
B1
2'C 2
1947

120 S Steam --- ---
LNER B1 class, nrs. 61264 (GCR) and 61306 "Mayflower"
K1
1'C 1 1949

80 S Steam --- ---
LNER K1 class, nr. (6)2005 (NYMR)
7MT
2'C1' 2
1951
154 120 S Steam --- ---
BR 7MT "Britannia" class, nrs. 70000 "Britannia" (LSL, under overhaul in 2022) and 70013 "Oliver Cromwell" (NRM)
4MT
1'C 1 1957

96 S Steam --- ---
BR 4MT class, nr. 76084

Mainline approved historic diesel locomotives

  Class NVR Number Axle Formula Number Year in Service Power [kW] Tractive Effort [kN] Max.Speed [km/h] Traction Type Voltage 1st class 2nd class
20/0
Bo'Bo' 2
1957 574 187 120 DE Diesel --- ---
Historic English Electric Type 1 diesel locomotives, nrs. 20096/20107 (LSL)
33/0
Bo'Bo' 1 1960 906 200 136 DE Diesel --- ---
Birmingham (BRCW) Type 3 locomotive with electric train heating, nr. 33012 (71A Locomotives)
37/5
Co'Co' 3
1960 935 248 128 DE Diesel --- ---
Diesel passenger locomotives, modernised, electric train heating, nrs. 37521/37667/37688 (LSL)
40
1Co'Co1' 2
1958 1140 231 144 DE Diesel --- ---
EE express passenger diesel locomotives, nrs. 40013 (LSL) and 40145 (Class 40 Preservation Society, ELR)
43/0
Bo'Bo' 4
1976 1320 80 200 DE Diesel --- ---
IC125 power cars for 9-car "Blue Pullman" (43046/055) and a 5-car set (43058/059), new VP185 engines (LSL)
47/0
Co'Co' 1 1963 1550 267 152 DE Diesel --- ---
Brush Type 4 diesel locomotive, built with steam heating (later removed), nr. 47270 (NVR/Hanson Traction)
47/4
Co'Co' 8
1963 1550 267 152 DE Diesel --- ---
Brush Type 4 diesel locomotives with electric train heating, nrs. 47501/593/805/810/828/853 (LSL), 580 (Stratford 47 Group) and 798(NRM)
47/7
Co'Co' 2
1963 1550 267 152 DE Diesel --- ---
Parcels dedicated version of class 47/0, rebuilt from class 47/4, nrs. 47712 (LSL) and 47773 (7029 Clun Castle Ltd/Vintage Trains)
50
Co'Co' 4
1967 1540 216 160 DE Diesel --- ---
English Electric express passenger diesel locomotives "Hoover", nrs. 50007/008 "Thunderer"/049 "Defiance"/D444 "Exeter" (Class 50 Alliance/SVR)
52
C'C' 1 1961 1490 297
144 DH Diesel --- ---
Diesel-hydraulic express passenger diesel locomotive "Western", nr. D1015 "Western Champion" (Diesel Traction Group/.SVR)
55
Co'Co' 3
1961 1969 222 160 DE Diesel --- ---
English Electric express locomotive for ECML "Deltic", nrs. 55002(NRM), D9000(55022) "Royal Scots Grey" (LSL) and D9009 "Alycidon" (Deltic Preservation Society)
56
Co'Co' 1
1976 1790 275 128 DE Diesel --- ---
Historic Brush 3250hp freight diesel based on class 47 mechanical design, nr. 56301 (originally 56045, Class 56 Group)

Mainline approved historic electric locomotives

  Class NVR Number Axle Formula Number Year in Service Power [kW] Tractive Effort [kN] Max.Speed [km/h] Traction Type Voltage 1st class 2nd class
73/1
Bo'Bo' 3
1965 1060 179 96 ED 750V= + Diesel --- ---
Historic diesel and electric (3rd rail) locomotives, nr. 73107 (Class 20189 Ltd), 73109 and E6043(73136) (Transmart Trains)
73/2
Bo'Bo' 1
1965 1060 179 144 ED 750V= + Diesel --- ---
Historic diesel and electric (3rd rail) locomotives rebuilt for Gatwick Express, nr. 73201 (Class 20189 Ltd)
86/1
Bo'Bo' 1 1965 3730 258 176 E 25kV 50Hz --- ---
Historic electric locomotive, prototype with class 87 bogies and motors, nr. 86101 (LSL)
86/2
Bo'Bo' 1 1965 3010 207 160 E 25kV 50Hz --- ---
Historic general purpose mainline electric locomotive - 6100hp at 50 mph, nr. 86259 "Les Ross"
87/0
Bo'Bo' 1 1973 3730 258 176 E 25kV 50Hz --- ---
Historic electric locomotive for West Coast Main Line passenger trains, nr. 87002 (LSL)
90
Bo'Bo' 2
1987 3730 258 176 E 25kV 50Hz --- ---
Electric locomotives, development of class 87 in (slightly) more streamlined body, used by Greater Anglia until 2019, nrs. 90001/002 (LSL)

Mainline approved historic trainsets and motor cars

  Class NVR Number Axle Formula Number Year in Service Power [kW] Tractive Effort [kN] Max.Speed [km/h] Traction Type Voltage 1st class 2nd class
121
DMU-1 16 1960 224
112 DM Diesel 0 65
Pressed Steel Suburban diesel motor car, used by Chiltern until 2017, nr. 121034 (LSL)
201
DMU-6 1 1957 900
120 DE Diesel 0 277
Historic diesel-electric DMU owned by Hastings Diesels, +1 spare driving motor car, nr. 1001 (201 001)

Last update: 22-05-2022