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LNER Class Worsdell W North Eastern Railway J27 0-6-0

Built 1906-23. Designed by Wilson Worsdell.

Total Number Built 115 - Total to BR 115.

Introduced 1906. W Worsdell North Eastern Railway (NER) Class P3 development of Classes J24, J25 and J26.

(a) Introduced 1921. Raven locomotive with superheater and piston valves. superheater removed from 65863/9/72/4/8/81/6/9/92/3/4 by BR.

(b) Raven locomotives with superheaters and piston valves; superheater removed from 1943.

A total of 105 engines were built before the Grouping, with a further ten being built in 1923. Engines from 65860 onwards were built by Raven.

Number Series 65780-65894.

Built at ??? Works.

No Lot Nos. yet available.

Originally the Class J27 engines had a reduced number of boiler tubes and altered grate shape, although all J26's and J27's eventually carried the same boiler.

The last 35 J27's were built with extended smokeboxes, centre wheels with balance weights, superheated boilers, Ross 'pop' safety valves, piston valves, and mechanical lubricators.

From 1943 saturated boilers were fitted to all but five of these superheated engines.

Originally the J27's had a reduced number of boiler tubes and altered grate shape, although all J26's and J27's eventually carried the same boiler.

The first loco withdrawn was ??? in 1959 from ??? shed.
The last loco withdrawn was ??? in 1967 from ??? shed.

Loco 65894 is preserved as NER No. 2392.

Motive Power Details
Weight: Loco
47 tons 0 cwt
49 tons 10 cwt (a)

Tend 36 tons 19 cwt
Driving Wheel: 4' 7?"

Boil Press:
180lb/sq in NS
180lb/sq in Su (a)

Cylinders: Two 18?" x 26" (inside)

Valve Gear:
Stephenson (slide valves)
Stephenson (piston valves) (a-b)

TE: 24,640 lb

Wheelbase: 8'+8?'
Number Series

Class Total: 115

65780
65781
65782
65783
65784
65785
65786
65787
65788
65789
65790
65791
65792
65793
65794
65795
65796
65797
65798
65799
65800
65801
65802
65803
65804
65805
65806
65807
65808
65809
65810
65811
65812
65813
65814
65815
65816
65817
65818
65819
65820
65821
65822
65823
65824
65825
65826
65827
65828
65829
65830
65831
65832
65833
65834
65835
65836
65837
65838
65839
65840
65841
65842
65843
65844
65845
65846
65847
65848
65849
65850
65851
65852
65853
65854
65855
65856
65857
65858
65859
65860 b
65861 b
65862 b
65863 a
65864 b
65865 b
65866 a
65867 b
65868 b
65869 a
65870 b
65871 a
65872 a
65873 b
65874 a
65875 b
65876 b
65877 b
65878 a
65879 b
65880 a
65881 a
65882 b
65883 a
65884 b
65885 b
65886 a
65887 a
65888 b
65889 a
65890 a
65891 b
65892 a
65893 a
65894 a

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