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Note: To Obtain Consistency in the Steam System, Shed Codes used are those Registered at Nationalisation on 1st January 1948
Number70029 a
2nd Grouping Number
1st Grouping Number
2nd Pre Grouping Number
1st Pre Grouping Number
Works/Lot Number
NameShooting Star
Class CodeBRIT
Designation4-6-2
Built08/11/1952
BuilderCrewe Works (LNWR/LMS/British Railways)
1948 Shed86C Cardiff Canton
Last Shed68A Carlisle Kingmoor
Withdrawn21/10/1967
Disposal detailsJ. McWilliams, Shettleston.
DisposalCut Up
Disposal Date27/02/1968

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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