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BR Class Riddles British Railways Standard Class 2 2-6-0

Built 1953-5?. Designed by Robert A. Riddles.

Total Number Built 65.

Introduced 1953. Designed at Derby. Clasification 3MT.

Number Series 78000-78064.

Built at British Railway's Darlington Works.

No Lot Nos. yet available.

The first loco withdrawn was 78015 on 30 November 1963 from Darlington shed.
The last ten locos withdrawn were 78007, 78012, 78013, 76023, 76044 and 76062 from Bolton shed and 78020, 78021, 78037 and 78041 from from Lostock Hall shed on 31 May 1967.

Four locos are preserved - 78018, 78019, 78022 and 78059.

Motive Power Details
Weight: Loco 49 tons 5 cwt
Tend 42 tons 3 cwt BR3 3,000 gallons, 4 tons coal
Driving Wheel: 5' 0"
Boil Press: 200lb/sq in Su
Cylinders: Two 16?" x 24" (outside)
Valve Gear: Walschaerts (piston valves)
TE: 18,515 lb
Number Series

Class Total: 65

78000
78001
78002
78003
78004
78005
78006
78007
78008
78009
78010
78011
78012
78013
78014
78015
78016
78017
78018
78019
78020
78021
78022
78023
78024
78025
78026
78027
78028
78029
78030
78031
78032
78033
78034
78035
78036
78037
78038
78039
78040
78041
78042
78043
78044
78045
78046
78047
78048
78049
78050
78051
78052
78053
78054
78055
78056
78057
78058
78059
78060
78061
78062
78063
78064

Allocation and Withdrawal Details


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