British Railway History Item
LNER Class Worsdell W North Eastern Railway J71 0-6-0 Tank
Built 1886-95. Designed by William Worsdell.
Total Number Built 120 - Total to BR 81.
Introduced 1886. T W Worsdell N orth Eastern Railway Class E design.
(a)(b) Altered cylinder dimensions.
4'7?" driving wheels were the class standard but some reused smaller wheels from older engines.
Five locomotives were fitted with Westinghouse pumps for use at York Carriage Works and on special duties elsewhere such as working the Cawood, Wistow & Selby Light Railway. (LNER No.'s 296, 1140/63/97/831).
Vacuum ejectors fitted from 1909 to locomotives used as station pilots at Newcastle and York.
Number Series 68230-68316 (with gaps - see Locomotive Numbers below).
Built at ??? Works.
The first loco withdrawn by the LNER was ??? on ??? 1933 from ??? shed.
The first loco withdrawn was 68285 on 4 October 1948 from Selby shed.
The last loco withdrawn was ??? on ??? from ??? shed.
None are preserved.
Motive Power Details
Weight: Loco 37 tons 12 cwt
Driving Wheel: 4' 7?"
Boil Press: 140lb/sq in NS - Boil Dia: 3'8"
Two 16" x 22" (inside)
Two 16?" x 22" (inside) (a)
Two 18" x 22" (inside) (b)
Valve Gear: Stephenson (slide valves)
13,300 lb (a)
15,355 lb (b)
Class Total: 120
Allocation and Withdrawal Details
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