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D5705 is a green mixed-traffic diesel engine. He has a brother named BoCo.

Biography

Annuals

When Bill and Ben's nameplates have been removed to be cleaned, the twins pretended they were each other. BoCo got confused, but got back at Bill and Ben by pretending to be his twin, D5705, who he named CoBo. [1]

Technical Details

Basis

D5705 is based on the real British Rail (BR) Class 28 Co-Bo diesel-electric engine of the same number. While all the other Class 28s were withdrawn and scrapped, D5705 survived by a historical accident as a technical services engine and then carriage heating unit TDB968006 before being preserved in 1980. The Class 15 Preservation Society has signed an agreement with the owners of D5705 to become its custodians during its restoration and operation for the next decade, although funding will remain separate. D5705 is currently preserved and under restoration at the East Lancashire Railway.

Livery

D5705 is painted in the BR Deep Bronze green livery. He has yellow warning panels on his front and back end. "D5705" is painted on the left side of his cab in white.

Appearances

Companion volumes

Annuals

Trivia

Gallery

References



* RWS only | ** T&F only
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