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Note: To Obtain Consistency in the Steam System, Shed Codes used are those Registered at Nationalisation on 1st January 1948
Number 6808
2nd Grouping Number
1st Grouping Numbergwr 6808
2nd Pre Grouping Number
1st Pre Grouping Number
Works/Lot Number
NameBeenham Grange
Class Code6800
DesignerCollett
Designation4-6-0
Built30/09/1936
BuilderSwindon Works (GWR/British Railways)
1948 Shed83G Penzance
Last Shed84B Oxley
Withdrawn31/08/1964
Disposal detailsCohens, Kettering.
DisposalCut Up
Disposal Date30/11/1964

Class Information

Introduced 1936. Collett "Grange" variation of "Hall" Class with smaller driving wheels, incorporating some parts from withdrawn Class 4300 locos.

Weight:
Loco 74 tons 0 cwt Driving Wheel: 5' 8"
Tend 40 tons 0 cwt Boil Press: 225lb/sq in Su
Cylinders: Valve Gear: Stephenson (piston valves)
Two 18?" x 30" (outside) TE: 28,875 lb

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