|Builder:||Derby Works / NSR Stoke Works|
|Engine:||2 BTH traction motors (battery electric)|
|Power:||82 hp (61 kW)|
BEL 2 was built as NSR 1 for the North Staffordshire Railway at Stoke during the First World War, originally working at a copper works. It was withdrawn and restored to its original livery at Crewe in the mid-1960s and joined the National Collection at York .
|Two views of BEL 2 at NRM York|
 Brian Haresnape, Electric Locomotives (Ian Allan, 1983) p. 20
 Paul Smith & Shirley Smith, British Rail Departmental Locomotives 1948-1968 (Ian Allan, 2014) p. 22