British Railway History Item
LNER Class Gresley London & North Eastern Railway S1/2 0-8-4 Tank
Built 1932. Designed by Nigel Gresley.
Total Number Built 1 - Total to BR 1.
S1/2 Introduced 1932. Rebuilt from Robinson Great Central Railway (GCR) Class S1/1 design by Nigel Gresley.
LNER loco No. 6171 rebuilt 1932 with a side window cab, booster fitted trailing bogie and superheater - booster later removed in 1943.
Number Series 69901.
S1/1 69900, 69902-69903 Total 3
S1/2 69901 Total 1.
S1/3 69904-69905 Total 2.
No Lot Nos. yet available.
1907-1908 Beyer Peacock - Total 4.
1932 - Total 2.
At Nationalisation in 1948, the loco was allocated to Mexborough shed.
The first loco withdrawn was ??? on ??? from ??? shed.
The last loco withdrawn was ??? on ??? from ??? shed.
None are preserved.
Motive Power Details
Weight: Loco 99 tons 2 cwt
Driving Wheel: 4' 8"
Cylinders: Three 18" x 26" (inside)
Boil Press: 180lb/sq in Su
Valve Gear: Stephenson (slide valves)
TE: 34,525 lb
Class Total: 1
Allocation and Withdrawal Details
Last Updated : Sunday 4th May 2003 19:45