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LNER Class Worsdell T W Great Eastern Railway J15 0-6-0

Built 1883-1913. Designed by T W Worsdell.

Total Number Built 289 - Total to BR 127.

Introduced 1883. T W Worsdell Great Eastern Railway (GER) Class Y14 design, perpetuated by J Holden, SD Holden and AJ Hill.

(a) Fitted with side windows and tender-cab for working the Colne Valley line (Colchester-Halstead-Haverhill).

Some engines carried the older stovepipe chimney.

Number Series 65350-65479 (with gaps - see Locomotive Numbers below).

Built at ??? Works.

No Lot Nos. yet available.

The class could be broadly diveded in two types. Those built up to the end of 1890 with level grates, and those constructed from 1891 onwards with sloping grates. The division of the two types was important for maintenance purposes as the two designs of boiler were not interchangeable.

These engines were true maids of all work and ended their days meandering along the light and branch lines of East Anglia, alongside the equally ancient Great Eastern Railway 2-4-0s.

The 289 locos in the class were numerically the largest class on the GER system and were withdrawn over a period of 42 years, 272 of them surviving the grouping of 1923, the last on being withdrawn in 1962.

The first loco withdrawn was 65380 on 13 January 1948 from Cambridge shed.
The last loco withdrawn was ??? on ??? from ??? shed.

One loco No. 65462 is preserved as LNER No. 7564.

Motive Power Details
Weight: Loco 37 tons 2 cwt
Tend 30 tons 13 cwt
Driving Wheel: 4' 11"
Boil Press: 160lb/sq in NS
Cylinders: Two 17?" x 24" (inside)
Valve Gear: Stephenson (slide valves)
TE: 16,940 lb
Number Series

Class Total: 272


















































































































































65350
65351
65352
65353
65354
65355
65356
65357
65359
65361
65362
65363
65364
65365
65366
65367
65368
65369
65370
65371
65372
65373
65374
65375
65376
65377
65378
65379
65380
65381
65382
65383
65384
65385
65386
65387
65388
65389
65390
65391 a
65392
65393
65394
65395
65396
65397
65398
65399
65400
65401
65402
65404
65405 a
65406
65407
65408
65409
65410
65411
65412
65413
65414
65415
65416
65417
65418
65419
65420
65421
65422
65423
65424 a
65425
65426
65427
65428
65429
65430
65431
65432 a
65433
65434
65435
65436
65437
65438 a
65439
65440
65441
65442
65443
65444
65445
65446
65447
65448
65449
65450
65451
65452
65453
65454
65455
65456
65457
65458
65459
65460
65461
65462
65463
65464
65465
65466
65467
65468
65469
65470
65471
65472
65473
65474
65475
65476
65477
65478
65479

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