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Note: To Obtain Consistency in the Steam System, Shed Codes used are those Registered at Nationalisation on 1st January 1948
Number70049 b
2nd Grouping Number
1st Grouping Number
2nd Pre Grouping Number
1st Pre Grouping Number
Works/Lot Number
NameSolway Firth
Class CodeBRIT
Designation4-6-2
Built28/07/1954
BuilderCrewe Works (LNWR/LMS/British Railways)
1948 Shed 7C Holyhead
Last Shed68A Carlisle Kingmoor
Withdrawn09/12/1967
Disposal detailsJ. McWilliams, Shettleston.
DisposalCut Up
Disposal Date15/03/1968

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

Images

BR Standard Class Britannia Pacific 4-6-2 No. 70049 at Carlisle Kingmoor 1963
Date Photo Taken: 15/06/1963
Date Uploaded 27/12/2013
Image Owner/Copyright: Howie Milburn
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A side on view of BR Standard Class Britannia Pacific 4-6-2 No. 70049 'Solway Firth' in unlined brunswick green livery at Carlisle Kingmoor shed on Saturday 15th June 1963. It was withdrawn from 68A Carlisle Kingmoor shed on 9th December 1967 and cut up by J. McWilliams, Shettleston on 15th March 1968.


BR Standard Class Britannia Pacific 4-6-2 No. 70049 at Carlisle Kingmoor 1963
Date Photo Taken: 15/06/1963
Date Uploaded 27/12/2013
Image Owner/Copyright: Howie Milburn
Views: 669
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BR Standard Class Britannia Pacific 4-6-2 No. 70049 'Solway Firth' in unlined brunswick green livery at Carlisle Kingmoor shed on Saturday 15th June 1963. A snowplough can be seen on the left and Class J39/2 No. 64880 on the right. It was withdrawn from 68A Carlisle Kingmoor shed on 9th December 1967 and cut up by J. McWilliams, Shettleston on 15th March 1968.


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