These locomotives were prone to overheating as is seen here.

Northern Ireland Rail's 1 class or DH class as they were often called were English Electric "Stephenson" Class locomotives. Built in 1969, these locomotives were primarily used on permanent way trains and for shunting.

Technical informationEdit

These locomotives were of a 6 coupled wheel arrangement, they were fitted with Dorman 12QTV engines of 620 hp.


All of these locomotives were sold into preservation in the 1990's, however they were then sold to a rebuilding company with 2 being used to shunt cement trains in Sri Lanka and 1 for use in UK industry.