British Railway History Item
LNER Class Holmes North British Railway Y9 0-4-0 Saddle Tank
Built 1882-99. Designed by M Holmes
Total Number Built 38 - Total to BR 33.
Introduced 1882. Holmes and Neilson & Co. North British Railway (NBR) Class G design.
(a) 68093-95/99/100/03/06-09/12/14/16-22 Permanently attached to wooden tender, some by loose couplings, others by central drawgear.
Number Series 68092-68124.
Built at Neilson & Co. Works.
No Lot Nos. yet available.
Individual loco data from J Howie's Lowland Locomotives Web Site:
No. 68100 was hired from 01/58 to 02/58 by Stewarts and Lloyds, Calder Works.
No. 68104 was hired from 07/61 to 10/61by the Phoenix Tube Works Rutherglen.
No. 68106 was hired from 10/56 to 11/56 firstly by the Scottish Gas Board, Motherwell then by Scottish Tar Distillers, Shettleston.
No. 68110 was hired from 02/58 to 03/58 by Stewarts and Lloyds, Calder Works and was briefly allocated 67C Ayr from 09/59 to 12/59
No. 68116 was hired from 04/52 to 05/52 and 04/53 to 08/53 by the Scottish Gas Board, Motherwell
No .68117 was hired during 05/53 to B.E.A Yoker, then from 05/53 to 10/53 by Scottish Gas Board, Tradeston Works, Glasgow, then from 10/53 to 11/53 by the Glasgow Iron and Steel Co., Wishaw.
No. 68121 was hired from 02/53 to 03/53 by Baird's and Scottish Steel, Gartsherrie Iron Works.
No. 68124 was hired from 12/57 to 01/58 by Stewarts and Lloyds Calder Works & from 09/58 to 10/58 by the Scottish Gas Board, Motherwell
No. 68103 was withdrawn in June 1954 still carrying it's LNER number of 8103.
Ten were still in service in 1960, but all were withdrawn by 1963.
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The last loco withdrawn was ??? on ??? from ??? shed.
Loco 68095 is preserved.
Motive Power Details
Weight: Loco 27 tons 16 cwt
Tend 6 tons 0 cwt (a)
Driving Wheel: 3' 8"
Boil Press: 130lb/sq in NS
Cylinders: Two 14" x 20" (outside)
Valve Gear: Stephenson (slide valves)
TE: 9,845 lb
Class Total: 35
Allocation and Withdrawal Details
Last Updated : Thursday 24th April 2003 19:56