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British Railway History Item


LNER Class Hally Metropolitan Railway L2 2-6-4 Tank

Built 1924-25. Designed by Hally.

Total Number Built 6 - Total to BR 2.

Introduced 1925. Hally Metropolitan Railway design.

Constructed in 1924-25 fron parts of South East & Chatham Railway (SE&CR) Class N 2-6-0s; partly built at Woolwich in 1919 but not completed.

Acqired by the London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) from the London Passenger Transport Board in 1937.

Number Series 69070-69071.

Built at ??? Works.

No Lot Nos. yet available.

None of the engines survived long enough to carry their BR allocated numbers.

Both locos were withdrawn in 1948.

The first loco withdrawn by the LNER was ???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

The first loco withdrawn was 69071 on 6 October 1948 from Neasden shed.
The last loco withdrawn was 69070 on 22 October 1948 from Neasden shed.

None are preserved.

Motive Power Details
Weight: Loco 87 tons 7 cwt
Driving Wheel: 5' 6"
Boil Press: 200lb/sq in Su
Cylinders: Two 19" x 26" (outside)
Valve Gear: Walschaerts (piston valves)
TE: 26,035 lb
Number Series

Class Total: 6


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Last Updated : Monday 28th April 2003 19:25

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