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LNER Class Gresley London & North Eastern Railway J39/1 0-6-0

Built 1926-41. Designed by Nigel Gresley.

Total Number Built 155 - Total to BR 155.

Introduced 1926. Gresley London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) large 5'2" wheeled development of Class J38.

The Class J39 was the most numerous of the Gresley designs with 289 being constructed and was divided into three parts based upon the type of tender that was attached, with parts 1 and 2 applying to the LNER 3,500 and 4,200 gallon tenders respectively.

Part 3 was reserved for those with miscellaneous tenders from the North Eastern and Great Central Railways. 3,900 gallon on 64842-45; 4,125 gallon on 64855-59; plus various others.

Number Series 64700-64944 (with gaps - see Locomotive Numbers below).

Built at London & North Eastern Railway Doncaster Works.

No Lot Nos. yet available.

The first three locos withdrawn were 64734, 64768 and 64829 on 18 May 1959 from Lincoln, Stratford and Ipswich sheds respectively.
The last four locos withdrawn were 64934, 64935, 64940 and 64943 on 17 December 1962 from Leeds Neville Hill (2) and Hull Dairycoates (2) sheds respectively.

None are preserved.

Motive Power Details
Weight: Loco 57 tons 17 cwt
Tend 44 tons 4 cwt
Driving Wheel: 5' 2"
Boil Press: 180lb/sq in Su
Cylinders: Two 20" x 26" (inside)
Valve Gear: Stephenson (piston valves)
TE: 25,665 lb
Number Series

Class Total: 156

64700
64701
64702
64703
64704
64705
64706
64707
64708
64709
64710
64711
64712
64713
64714
64715
64716
64717
64718
64719
64720
64721
64722
64723
64724
64725
64726
64727
64728
64729
64730
64731
64732
64733
64734
64735
64736
64737
64738
64739
64740
64741
64742
64743
64744
64745
64746
64747
64748
64749
64750
64751
64752
64753
64754
64755
64756
64757
64758
64759
64760
64761
64762
64763
64764
64765
64766
64767
64768
64769
64770
64771
64772
64773
64774
64775
64776
64777
64778
64779
64780
64781
64782
64783
64796
64797
64798
64799
64800
64801
64802
64803
64804
64805
64806
64807
64808
64809
64810
64811
64812
64813
64814
64815
64816
64817
64818
64819
64823
64824
64825
64826
64827
64828
64829
64830
64831
64832
64833
64834
64835
64836
64837
64846
64847
64848
64849
64850
64851
64852
64853
64854
64860
64861
64862
64863
64864
64865
64866
64867
64868
64869
64870
64871
64933
64934
64935
64936
64937
64938
64939
64940
64941
64942
64943
64944

Allocation and Withdrawal Details


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