Part 1/2 by Julius de Waal

A nice change from Julius, drawings for a model of an English built, Dutch operated, diesel electric locomotive in 3.5” gauge, for the builder to add their choice of motive power.

Class 500 had a ‘6K’ diesel engine of 350 hp (260 kW) and an engine brake. The first ten locomotives of the class 500 were built By English Electric for the Dutch War Department and were taken on by Nederlandse Spoorwegen (Dutch national railway) after war service in Europe. NS subsequently placed orders for a further 35 locomotives.

A number of the later 600 class are preserved in the Netherlands, and others have been returned to the UK.

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