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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
Number30755 f
2nd Grouping Number
1st Grouping Number
2nd Pre Grouping Number
1st Pre Grouping Number
Works/Lot Number
NameThe Red Knight
Class CodeN15
1948 Shed70A Nine Elms
Last Shed
Disposal detailsEastleigh Works (B.R.)
DisposalCut Up
Disposal Date31/05/1957

Class Information

(o) Introduced 1918. Urie LSWR "King Arthur" design.
(a) Modified 1928. Urie locos with new cylinders of reduced diameter.
(b) Introduced 1925. Maunsell development with long travel valves,increased boiler pressure, smaller firebox and tender from Drummond Class G14 4-6-0.
(c) Introduced 1925. Maunsell with detail alterations & increased weight.
(d) Introduced 1925. Maunsell with modified cabs to suit Eastern Section loading gauge and with bogie tenders. (e) Introduced 1926. Maunsell with further detail alterations and six wheeled tender for us on Central Section.
(f) Modified 1938 onwards by Bulleid with multiple-jet blastpipe and large diameter chimney. (g) = (o) and (f), (h) = (a) and (f)
30740/5/8/9/52 temp. converted for oil burning in 1947.
Weight: L = Loco , T = Tender , Cy = Cylinders
L 80 ton 7 cwt(o-a),79 ton 18 cwt(b),80 ton 19 cwt(c-d),81 ton 17 cwt(e-f)
T 57 ton 16 cwt(o-a)49 ton 3 cwt(b-c),57 ton 11 cwt(d),41 ton 5 cwt(e)
Driving Wheel: 6' 7" Boil Press: 180lb/sq in Su (o-a)
Cy. Two 22" x 28" (outside) (o) 200lb/sq in Su (rest)
Two 21" x 28" (outside) (a) Valve Gear: Walschaerts (piston valves)
Two 20?" x 28" (outside) TE: 26,245lb (o); 23,915lb (a); 25,320lb

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