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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
Number50835 a
2nd Grouping Number
1st Grouping Numberlms 10835
2nd Pre Grouping Number
1st Pre Grouping Numberlyr 371
Works/Lot Number 628
Class CodeLYR6
BuilderHorwich Works (LYR/LMS/British Railways)
1948 Shed25E Sowerby Bridge
Last Shed25E Sowerby Bridge
Disposal detailsHorwich Works (B.R.)
Disposal Datec1948
NotesBR No. allocated but never applied

Class Information

Introduced 1898. Hughes LYR Class 6, developed from Aspinall Class 5 with four ton bunkers. 3P.
(a) Introduced 1914. Rebuilt from Aspinall design.
(b) Locomotives with reduced cylinder diameter.
Rebuilt with Belpaire boilers from 1912. Some locos since superheated.

Loco 66 tons 19 cwt Driving Wheel: 5' 8"
60 tons 5 cwt (a)(b) Boil Press: 180lb/sq in SS
Cylinders: Two Valve Gear: Joy (piston valves)
20?" x 26" (inside) TE: 24,585 lb; 22,245 lb (b)
19?" x 26" (inside)(b)

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