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Class Details

Grouping : London Midland & Scottish Railway
Configuration : 0-4-4T
Common Name : Standard Passenger
Designer : McIntosh

Introduced 1900. McIntosh Caledonian "439" or "Standard Passenger" Class.
(a) Introduced 1915. Pickersgill locomotives with detail alterations.

Weight:
Loco 53 tons 19 cwt Driving Wheel: 5' 9"
57 tons 12 cwt (a) Boil Press: 180lb/sq in NS
Cylinders: Two Valve Gear: Stephenson (slide valves)
18" x 26" (inside) TE: 18,680 lb


Total Locos for Class - 78

 

lms15163
lms15205
55159
55160
55161
55162
55164
55165

55166
55167
55168
55169
55170
55171
55172
55173

55174
55175
55176
55177
55178
55179
55180
55181

55182
55183
55184
55185
55186
55187
55188
55189

55190
55191
55192
55193
55194
55195
55196
55197

55198
55199
55200
55201
55202
55203
55204
55206

55207
55208
55209
55210
55211
55212
55213
55214

55215
55216
55217
55218
55219
55220
55221
55222

55223
55224
55225
55226
55227 a
55228 a
55229 a
55230 a

55231 a
55232 a
55233 a
55234 a
55235 a
55236 a


Images for Loco Class 2P-H

LMS/BR McIntosh Class 439 0-4-4 Tank No. 55189 at Dalry Road Shed 1964
Date Photo Taken: 16/05/1964
Date Uploaded 09/07/2014
Image Owner/Copyright: Howie Milburn
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This picture also appears in this album : Trainspotting in the 1950s and 1960s and What We Used to Wear

LMS/BR McIntosh McIntosh Caledonian '439' or 'Standard Passenger' Class 0-4-4 tank No. 55189 at Dalry Road shed on 16th May 1964. Built at St. Rollox works in January 1908, it was withdrawn from 64D Carstairs shed in December 1962. CR 419, (later LMS number 15189, BR 55189) has been preserved and is the flagship of the Scottish Railway Preservation Society. It is currently undergoing a major overhaul and is temporarily out of service. Apart from the driving axle boxes needing to be replaced the engine is in sound mechanical condition and should be back in service towards the end of the 2014 running season.

The Caledonian Railway 439 Class was a class of 0-4-4T steam locomotives. It was a development of earlier Caledonian Railway 0-4-4T locomotives, including the 19 Class and 92 Class, and predecessor of the 431 Class. The 439 Class was introduced by John F. McIntosh in 1900 and a modified version was introduced by William Pickersgill in 1915. Ninety-two engines of the class were built between 1900 and 1925, a few under LMS auspices. Seventy-four Class 439s passed into British Railways ownership in 1948 and they were numbered 55159-55236 (with gaps).

This photo was taken while visiting Edinburgh for the 'The Queen's College Railway & Transport Society Flying Scotsman Rail Tour' which ran from Edinburgh Waverley to Aberdeen and return.

A trainspotter, Johhny Walker, stands in front of the loco wearing a bobble hat, anorak and trousers.


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