Class 17 Clayton

Two Clayton locomotives were used by the R&DD. Initially 8512 was used for numerous test trains until it had a major mechanical failure in Autumn 1971 and was then superseded by 8598

8512 leaving Edwalton with POP train

Jack Hooke

8512 at Widmerpool with POP train

Alan Rimmer

8512 stored with Class 35 Hymeks at Egginton Junction in the 1980s

David Hills

8598 with Test Coach Mercury at Derby


8598 at Mickleover in the 1980s

Colin Marsden

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