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
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|Builder||Horwich Works (British Railways)|
|1948 Shed|| |
|Last Shed|| 5B Crewe South|
|Disposal details||Birds Morriston.|
|Notes||Skefco roller bearings|
Class InformationIntroduced 1934. Stanier design 5MT. Experimental locos & date introduced:
(a) 1947 Outside Stephenson link motion, Timken roller bearings.
(b) 1948 Caprotti valve gear. (c) 1948 Caprotti valve gear, Timken bearngs.
(d) 1948 Caprotti valve gear, Timken roller bearings, double chimney.
(e) 1947 Timken roller bearings. (f) 1947 Timken bearings, double Chimney.
(g) 1949 Steel firebox. (h) Timken bearings on driving coupled axle only.
(i) 1950 Skefko roller bearings on driving coupled axle only.
(j) 1951 Caprotti valve gear, Skefko roller bearings, double chimney.
(k) Temporarily converted for oil burning in 1947, then reconverted back.
72 tons 2 cwt ( )(g), 75 tons 6 cwt (a)(e-f)(h-j), 74 tons 0 cwt (b-d)(k)
Driving Wheel: 6' 0" Boil Press: 225lb/sq in Su
Cylinders: Valve Gear: Walschaerts (piston valves) -
Two 18?" x 28" (outside) TE: 25,455 lb except where stated.
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