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Note: To Obtain Consistency in the Steam System, Shed Codes used are those Registered at Nationalisation on 1st January 1948
Number50711
2nd Grouping Number
1st Grouping Numberlms 10711
2nd Pre Grouping Number
1st Pre Grouping Numberlyr 1262
Works/Lot Number 357
Class CodeLYR5
DesignerAspinall
Designation2-4-2T
Built31/03/1895
BuilderHorwich Works (LYR/LMS/British Railways)
1948 Shed25E Sowerby Bridge
Last Shed13E Brunswick
Withdrawn30/06/1949
Disposal detailsHorwich Works (B.R.)
Disposal
Disposal Date31/08/1949
NotesBR No. allocated but never applied

Class Information

Introduced 1889. Aspinall LYR Class 5 with 2 tons coal capacity. 2P.
(a) Introduced 1892. Locomotives with smaller cylinders.
(b) Rebuilt from 1898 with longer tanks and 4 tons coal capacity.
Some locos rebuilt with Belpaire boiler from 1910. (c) = (a) and (b).
(d) Introduced 1905. Hughes locos with Belpaire boiler & extended smokebox.

Weight:
Loco 55 tons 19 cwt Driving Wheel: 5' 8"
59 tons 3 cwt (b)(c) Boil Press: 180lb/sq in NS
Cylinders: Two Valve Gear: Joy (slide valves)
18" x 26" (inside) TE: 18,955 lb; 18,360 lb (a)
17?" x 26" (inside) (a)

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