Bord Na Móna – Zippy

‘Zippy’ at Dumbells Row, November 2008 © Jon Wornham

Builder: Dundalk Engineering
Build Number: LM370
Built: 1984
Power Unit: 49hp Duetz F3L 912
Classification: 4WDH Gleismac LF45
Current Number: None
Name: Zippy, but not carried

Current Status/Location: Stored, Wolsingham, Weardale Railway
Year Last Operated: 2010
Livery: Blue

History: The locomotive ‘Zippy’/LM370 was purchased as surplus to requirements from Bord Na Móna, the Irish Peat company, by RMS Locotec in February 2009. It was used as a static generator during the 2009-2010 period, moving away from the railway and island in November 2010, for further storage at Wolsingham on the Weardale Railway.

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