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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
2nd Grouping Number
1st Grouping Number
2nd Pre Grouping Number
1st Pre Grouping Number
Works/Lot Number
Class CodeBR4/2
BuilderDoncaster Works (GNR/LNER/British Railways)
1948 Shed34E Neasden
Last Shed 6A Chester
Disposal detailsCohens, Kettering.
DisposalCut Up
Disposal Date31/10/1967

Class Information

Introduced 1953. Designed at Doncaster. 4MT

Loco 59 tons 2 cwt Driving Wheel: 5' 3"
Tend 50 tons 5 cwt BR1B 4,725 gallons, 7 tons coal (a)
42 tons 3 cwt BR2 3,500 gallons, 6 tons coal
42 tons 3 cwt BR2A 3,500 gallons, 6 tons coal (b)
Boil Press: 225lb/sq in Su
Cylinders: Valve Gear: Walschaerts (piston valves)
Two 17?" x 26" (outside) TE: 24,170 lb

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