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LNER Class Sentinal London & North Eastern Railway Y3 0-4-0 Tank

Built 1927-30. Designed by Sentinal Co.

Total Number Built 31 - Total to BR 31.

Introduced 1927. Two-speed geared Sentinal Wagon Works design.

68130/1/2/3/4/5/52 employed as Departmental stock by BR and some were renumbered:

in 1953
68165 to D5
68166 to D7
68168 to D38
68173 to D40
68177 to D41
68178 to D42
68181 to D43

in 1955
68183 to D8

in 1956
68168 to D21
68160 to D57


Number Series 68154-68169, 68171-68185.

Built at Sentinal Wagon Works.

The engines were identical in appearance to Class Y1.

The first loco withdrawn was ???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The last loco withdrawn was ???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

None are preserved.

Motive Power Details
Weight: Loco 20 tons 16 cwt
Driving Wheel: 2' 6"
Sprocket Gear Ratio: 19:19 ; 15:19 (a)
Boil Press: 275lb/sq in Su
Cylinders: Two 6?" x 9" (inside)
Valve Gear: Sentinel (poppet valves)

TE:
Low gear 12,600 lb; high gear 4,705 lb
Low gear 15,960 lb; high gear 5,960 lb (a)
Number Series

Class Total: 32


68154
68155
68156
68157
68158
68159
68160
68161
68162
68163
68164
68165
68166
68167
68168
68169
68171
68172
68173
68174
68175
68176
68177
68178
68179
68180 a
68181 a
68182 a
68183 a
68184
68185

Allocation and Withdrawal Details


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