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Note: To Obtain Consistency in the Steam System, Shed Codes used are those Registered at Nationalisation on 1st January 1948
Number70002
2nd Grouping Number
1st Grouping Number
2nd Pre Grouping Number
1st Pre Grouping Number
Works/Lot Number
NameGeoffrey Chaucer
Class CodeBRIT
Designation4-6-2
Built06/03/1951
BuilderCrewe Works (LNWR/LMS/British Railways)
1948 Shed30A Stratford
Last Shed68A Carlisle Kingmoor
Withdrawn14/01/1967
Disposal detailsCampbells, Airdrie.
DisposalCut Up
Disposal Date16/05/1967

Class Information

Introduced 1951. Designed at Derby. 7P6F

Weight:
Loco 94 tons 4 cwt Driving Wheel: 6' 2"
Tend 49 tons 3 cwt BR1 4,200 gallons, 7 tons coal
52 tons 10 cwt BR1A 5,000 gallons, 7 tons coal (a)
54 tons 10 cwt BR1D 4,725 gallons, 9 tons coal (b)
Boil Press: 250lb/sq in Su
Cylinders: Valve Gear: Walschaerts (piston valves)
Two 20" x 28" (outside) TE: 32,150 lb

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