British Railway Steam Locomotive
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|Number|| 426 a|
|2nd Grouping Number|| |
|1st Grouping Number||gwr 426|
|2nd Pre Grouping Number|| |
|1st Pre Grouping Number|| |
|Builder||Robert Stephenson and Company|
|1948 Shed||86B Newport Pill|
|Last Shed||86D Llantrisant|
|Notes||Sold to the NCB at Philadelphia Colliery numbered 52. Subsequently saved for preservation at the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway|
Class InformationIntroduced 1909. Dunbar design for Brecon & Merthyr, built by Robert Stephenson.
(a) Introduced 1923. Reboilered by GWR with taper boiler superheated.
Loco 66 tons 19 cwt Driving Wheel: 4' 6"
62 tons 10 cwt (a) Boil Press: 175lb/sq in NS
Cylinders: Valve Gear: Stephenson (slide valves)
Two 18?" x 26" (inside) TE: 24,520 lb
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