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Note: To Obtain Consistency in the Steam System, Shed Codes used are those Registered at Nationalisation on 1st January 1948
Number50953 a
2nd Grouping Number
1st Grouping Numberlms 10953
2nd Pre Grouping Number
1st Pre Grouping Numberlyr 120
Works/Lot Number 616
Class CodeLYR6
DesignerHughes
Designation2-4-2T
Built31/10/1898
BuilderHorwich Works (LYR/LMS/British Railways)
1948 Shed24D Lower Darwen
Last Shed25E Sowerby Bridge
Withdrawn30/04/1950
Disposal detailsHorwich Works (B.R.)
Disposal
Disposal Datec1950

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.

Weight:
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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