British Railway History Item
LNER Class Sentinal London & North Eastern Railway Y1/2 0-4-0 Tank
Built 1925-27. Designed by Sentinal Co.
Total Number Built 15 - Total to BR 15.
Y1/2 Introduced 1927. Single-speed geared Sentinal Wagon Works design.
68153 was employed as Departmental stock by BR and renumbered D54.
Number Series 68137-68153 (with gaps - see Locomotive Numbers below).
Y1/1 1925 Total 7
Y1/2 1927 Total 15
Y1/3 1926 Total 1
Y1/4 1927 Total 1
Built at Sentinal Wagon Works.
The engines were identical in appearance to Class Y3.
The first loco withdrawn was ??? on ??? from ??? shed.
The last loco withdrawn was ??? on ??? from ??? shed.
Loco 68153 is preserved.
Motive Power Details
Weight: Loco 19 tons 16 cwt
Driving Wheel: 2' 6"
Sprocket Gear Ratio: 11:25 ; 9:25 (a)
Boil Press: 275lb/sq in Su
Cylinders: Two 6?" x 9" (inside)
Valve Gear: Sentinel (poppet valves)
TE: 7,260 lb ; 8,870 lb (a)
Class Total: 15
Allocation and Withdrawal Details
Last Updated : Friday 25th April 2003 17:57