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LNER Class Holmes North British Railway J83 0-6-0 Tank

Built 1900-01. Designed by M Holmes.

Total Number Built 40 - Total to BR 39.

Introduced 1900. Holmes North British Railway (NBR) Class D design. Classified 2F by BR.

Number Series 68442-68461, 68463-68481.

Built at the ??? Works.

No Lot Nos. yet available.

LNER No. 8477 and two others were painted light green in 1947 for station pilot work at Edinburgh Waverley.

Fifteen locos were still in service in 1961, the last one going in December 1962.

The first loco withdrawn by the LNER was 8462 on ??? 1947 from ??? shed.

The first loco withdrawn was ??? on ??? from ??? shed.
The last loco withdrawn was 68477 on 29 December 1962 from St. Margarets shed, Edinburgh.

None are preserved.

Motive Power Details
Weight: Loco 45 tons 5 cwt
Driving Wheel: 4' 6"
Boil Press: 150lb/sq in NS
Cylinders: Two 17" x 26" (inside)
Valve Gear: Stephenson (slide valves)
TE: 17,745 lb
Number Series

Class Total: 41


68442
68443
68444
68445
68446
68447
68448
68449
68450
68451
68452
68453
68454
68455
68456
68457
68458
68459
68460
68461
68462
68463
68464
68465
68466
68467
68468
68469
68470
68471
68472
68473
68474
68475
68476
68477
68478
68479
68480
68481

Allocation and Withdrawal Details


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