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LNER Class Parker Manchester Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway N5/2 0-6-2 Tank

Built 1891-1901. Built by Parker.

Total Number Built 131 - Total to BR 121.

N5/2 Introduced 1891. Parker Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway (MS&LR) development of Class N4.

These engines differed from the Class N4 in having Stephenson's in place of Joy's valve gear, both classes being identical in appearance.

The MS&LR was absorbed by the Great Central Railway (GCR) in 1905 and the locos became GCR Classes 9C and 9F.

(a) Fitted with push-pull controls by BR.

One hundred and twenty nine Class N5 engines were built for the MS&LR and two more were subsequently acquired by the GCR in 1905 from the Wrexham, Mold & Connah's Quay Railway. A total of 121 were taken over by BR

69270 and one other loco, which was withdrawn in 1936, were built new for the Wrexham, Mold & Connah's Quay Railway to the Great Central Railway design.

No. 69250 was the first locomotive in this country to be fitted with a Belpaire firebox.

No. 69311 was rebuilt to Class N5/3 in 1915 by Robinson with larger extended tanks, and larger bunker and cylinders.

Number Series 69250-69310, 69312-69370.

Sub Classes:

N5/2 69250-69310, 69312-69370 Total 120.
N5/3 69311 Total 1.

Built at the ??? Works.

No Lot Nos. yet available.

The first loco withdrawn was ??? on ??? from ??? shed.
The last loco withdrawn was ??? on ??? from ??? shed.

None are preserved.

Motive Power Details
Weight: Loco 62 tons 7 cwt
Driving Wheel: 5' 1"
Cylinders: Two 18" x 26" (inside)
Boil Press: 160lb/sq in NS
Valve Gear: Stephenson (slide valves)
TE: 18,780 lb
Number Series

Class Total: 121


69250
69251
69252
69253
69254
69255
69256
69257 a
69258
69259
69260
69261
69262
69263
69264
69265
69266
69267
69268
69269
69270
69271
69272
69273
69274
69275
69276
69277
69278
69279
69280
69281
69282
69283
69284
69285
69286
69287
69288
69289
69290
69291
69292
69293
69294
69295
69296
69297
69298
69299
69300
69301
69302
69303
69304
69305
69306
69307
69308
69309
69310
69312
69313
69314
69315
69316
69317
69318
69319
69320
69321
69322
69323
69324
69325
69326
69327
69328
69329
69330
69331
69332
69333
69334
69335
69336
69337
69338
69339
69340
69341
69342
69343
69344
69345
69346
69347
69348
69349
69350
69351
69352
69353
69354
69355
69356
69357
69358
69359
69360
69361
69362
69363
69364
69365
69366
69367
69368
69369
69370

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