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LNER Class Kitson Lancashire Derbyshire & East Coast Railway J60 0-6-0 Tank

Built 1901-08. Designed by Kitson & Co.

Total Number Built 4 - Total to BR 2.

Introduced 1901. Kitson Co, design for the Lancashire, Derbyshire & East Coast Railway (LD&ECR) (absorbed by the Great Central Railway R in 1907).

Number Series 68366, 68368.

Built at ??? Works.

At Nationalisation in 1948, both locos were allocated to Wrexham (LNER) shed.

The first loco withdrawn was 68366 on 17 March 1948 from Wrexham (LNER) shed.
The last loco withdrawn was 68368 on 3 August from Wrexham (LNER) shed.

None are preserved.

Motive Power Details
Weight: Loco 46 tons 16 cwt
Driving Wheel: 4' 7"
Boil Press: 160lb/sq in NS
Cylinders: Two 17" x 24" (inside)
Valve Gear: Stephenson (slide valves)
TE: 17,150 lb
Number Series

Class Total: 2

68366
68368

Allocation and Withdrawal Details


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