British Railway History Item
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The first loco withdrawn by the LNER was 8462 on ??? 1947 from ???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The first loco withdrawn was ???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The last loco withdrawn was 68477 on 29 December 1962 from St. Margarets shed, Edinburgh.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
Class Total: 41
Allocation and Withdrawal Details
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