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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
Number30300 b
2nd Grouping Number
1st Grouping Numbersr 300
2nd Pre Grouping Number
1st Pre Grouping Numberlsw 300
Works/Lot NumberT9
Class CodeT9
BuilderNine Elms (LSWR)
1948 Shed71C Dorchester
Last Shed71A Eastleigh
Disposal detailsEastleigh Works (B.R.)
DisposalCut Up
Disposal Date30/04/1961
NotesSuperheated Oct 1922

Class Information

Introduced 1899. Drummond LSWR design, fitted with superheater and larger cylinders by urie from 1922.
(a) Introduced 1899. Locos with detail differences and originally fitted with firebox watertubes, subsequently removed.
(b) Introduced 1900. Locos with wider cabs and splashers, and without coupling rod splashers. Originally fitted with firebox watertubes, subsequently removed.
(c) Temporarily converted to oil burning in 1947, then reconverted.
(d) = Both (a) and (c), (e) = Both (b) and (c)
Loco 51 tons 18 cwt, 51 tons 16 cwt (a), 51 tons 7 cwt (b)
Tend 39 tons 12 cwt or 44 tons 17 cwt.
Driving Wheel: 6' 7" Boil Press: 175lb/sq in Su
Cylinders: Valve Gear: Stephenson (slide valves)
Two 19" x 26" (inside) TE: 17,675 lb

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