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LNER Class Robinson Great Central Railway J63 0-6-0 Tank

Built 1906-14. Designed by Robinson.

Total Number Built 7 - Total to BR 7.

Introduced 1906. Robinson Great Central Railway dock tank design.

Side tank version of the Class J62 Saddle Tank.

Number Series 68204-68210.

Built at ??? Works.

Built specifically for shunting in Immingham docks.

At Nationalisation two were allocated to Wrexham (LNER) shed and the other five to Immingham shed.

The first loco withdrawn was ??? on ??? from ??? shed.
The last loco withdrawn was 68210 on 25 February 1959 from Immingham shed.

None are preserved.

Motive Power Details
Weight: Loco 37 tons 9 cwt
Driving Wheel: 3' 6"
Boil Press: 150lb/sq in NS
Cylinders: Two 13" x 20" (outside)
Valve Gear: Stephenson (slide valves)
TE: 10,260 lb
Number Series

Class Total: 7

68204
68205
68206
68207
68208
68209
68210

Allocation and Withdrawal Details


Last Updated : Saturday 26th April 2003 10:31

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