British Railway Steam Locomotive
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|Number|| 5737 |
|2nd Grouping Number|| |
|1st Grouping Number||gwr 5737|
|2nd Pre Grouping Number|| |
|1st Pre Grouping Number|| |
|Builder||North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow|
|1948 Shed||81B Slough|
|Last Shed||81E Didcot|
|Disposal details||Swindon Works (B.R.)|
Class InformationIntroduced 1929. Collett design for shunting and light freight work
developed from 2021 class.
(a) Introduced 1930. Locos with steam brakes only and no ATC fittings -
intended for shunting duties.
(b) Introduced 1933. Locos with detai alterations, modified cabs (except
8700) and increased weight.
(c) Introduced 1933. Locos with condensing gear for London area service on
LT Metropolitan Line.
(d) Introduced 1948. Locos with steam brake only and detail alterations.
Loco 47 tons 10 cwt ( )(a) Driving Wheel: 4' 7?"
50 tons 15 cwt (c) Boil Press: 200lb/sq in NS
40 tons 0 cwt (b) (d)
Cylinders: Valve Gear: Stephenson (slide valves)
Two 17?" x 24" (inside) TE: 22,515 lb
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