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

Built 1953-57. Designed by Robert A. Riddles.

Total Number Built 30.

Introduced 1953. Designed at Derby. Classification 2MT.

Number Series 84000-84029.

Built at British Railway's Crewe and Darlington Works:

84000-84019 Crewe
84020-84029 Darlington

No Lot Nos. yet available.

The first loco withdrawn was 84012 on 12 October 1963 from Southport shed.
The last ten locos withdrawn were 84010, 84013, 84014, 84015, 84016, 84017, 84019, 84025, 84026 and 84028 on 11 December 1965 from Eastleigh shed.

None are preserved.

Motive Power Details
Weight: Loco 63 tons 5 cwt
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: 30

84000
84001
84002
84003
84004
84005
84006
84007
84008
84009
84010
84011
84012
84013
84014
84015
84016
84017
84018
84019
84020
84021
84022
84023
84024
84025
84026
84027
84028
84029

Allocation and Withdrawal Details


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