Type 2s at South Pelaw Posted on March 1, 2019 by John Donnelly From Bill Watson, two excellent photos of Type 2 (later Class 24) diesels at South Pelaw in 1966. Added to the 1960 – 1969 page. In 1966, a type 2 diesel (Class 24) is ready to head up the hill to Consett having split it’s train at South Pelaw. Note that the locomotive has the additional pipe work to operate the doors on the iron ore hoppers. Photo copyright Bill Watson In 1966, a very clean looking Type 2 diesel waits for road to head to Tyne Dock via Washington with a brake van in tow. Photo copyright Bill Watson.