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LNER Class Riddles Ministry of Supply J94 0-6-0 Saddle Tank

Built 1943-45. Designed by Robert Riddles.

Total Number Built 75 - Total to BR 75.

Introduced 1943. Riddles Ministry of Supply design, purchased by LNER in 1946.

War Department type of 0-6-0 Saddle Tank, several hundreds of which were built between 1943 and 1945. 75 were purchased by the LNER in 1948 and numbered 8006-8080.

Many of the class later acquired the hopper-type bunker.

Number Series 68006-68080.

Built at ??? works.

No Lot Nos. yet available.

Withdrawals commenced in 1960, the last two, Nos. 68006 and 68012 were withdrawn in 1967 on closure of the Crompton & High Peak Railway.

The first loco withdrawn was ???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The last loco withdrawn was ???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

Loco No. 68071 is preserved, as have many others of the class built for the War Department which never came into BR's hands.

Motive Power Details
Weight: Loco 48 tons 5 cwt
Driving Wheel: 4' 3"
Boil Press: 170lb/sq in NS
Cylinders: Two 18" x 26" (inside)
Valve Gear: Stephenson (slide valves)
TE: 24,870 lb
Number Series

Class Total: 75

68006
68007
68008
68009
68010
68011
68012
68013
68014
68015
68016
68017
68018
68019
68020
68021
68022
68023
68024
68025
68026
68027
68028
68029
68030
68031
68032
68033
68034
68035
68036
68037
68038
68039
68040
68041
68042
68043
68044
68045
68046
68047
68048
68049
68050
68051
68052
68053
68054
68055
68056
68057
68058
68059
68060
68061
68062
68063
68064
68065
68066
68067
68068
68069
68070
68071
68072
68073
68074
68075
68076
68077
68078
68079
68080

Allocation and Withdrawal Details


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