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British Railway Steam Locomotive

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Note: To Obtain Consistency in the Steam System, Shed Codes used are those Registered at Nationalisation on 1st January 1948
2nd Grouping Number
1st Grouping Numberlms 6254
2nd Pre Grouping Number
1st Pre Grouping Number
Works/Lot NumberLot184
NameCity of Stoke-on-Trent
Class CodeCORO
BuilderCrewe Works (LNWR/LMS/British Railways)
1948 Shed 1B Camden
Last Shed 5A Crewe North
Disposal detailsCashmores, Great Bridge.
DisposalCut Up
Disposal Date31/12/1964
NotesNamed March 1946 at Stoke

Class Information

Introduced 1937. Stanier streamlined development of "Princess Royal" Class, (46230-34/49-55 built non-streamlined). Streamlining removed from 1946.
(a) Locos remaining in streamlined condition at Nationalisation, casing removed by BR during 1948-49.
(b) Introduced 1947. Ivatt development with roller bearings and detail alterations.

Loco 105 tons 5 cwt Driving Wheel: 6' 9"
108 tons 2 cwt (a) Boil Press: 250lb/sq in Su
106 tons 8 cwt (b)
Cylinders: Four Valve Gear: Walschaerts (piston valves) -
16?" x 28" TE: 40.000 lb with rocking shaft.

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