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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
Number 4949
2nd Grouping Number
1st Grouping Numbergwr 4949
2nd Pre Grouping Number
1st Pre Grouping Number
Works/Lot Number
NamePackwood Hall
Class Code4900
BuilderSwindon Works (GWR/British Railways)
1948 Shed83G Penzance
Last Shed22A Bristol Barrow Road
Disposal detailsBirds, Llanelli
DisposalCut Up
Disposal Date31/01/1965

Class Information

(a) Introduced 1923. Collett "Hall" rebuild with 6' 0" driving wheels of "Saint" Class locos, built 1907.
Remainder Introduced 1928. Modified version for new construction of Collett rebuilt "Saint" Class with 6' 0" driving wheels, higher pitched boiler, modified footplating and detail differences.
(b) Temp. converted to oil burning in 1947 in 39XX series - all reconverted back to coal and renumbered back to original series.

Loco 72 tons 10 cwt (a) Driving Wheel: 6' 0"
75 tons 0 cwt
Tend 46 tons 14 cwt Boil Press: 225lb/sq in Su
Cylinders: Valve Gear: Stephenson (piston valves)
Two 18?" x 30" (outside) TE: 27,275 lb

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