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Grouping : Southern Railway
Configuration : 4-6-2
Common Name : Merchant Navy
Designer : Bulleid

Introduced 1941. Bulleid "Merchant Navy" design with air smoothed casing, high pressure boiler, multiple-jet blastpipe and chain driven Bulleid valve gear. (a) Modified 1951 with single blast pipe and chimney.
(b) All modified from 1956 with lower boiler pressure, Walschaerts valve gear, multiple-jet blastpipe and large diameter chimney. Air smoothed casing removed.

Weight:
Loco 94 tons 15 cwt Driving Wheel: 6' 2"
97 tons 18 cwt (b)
Tend 47 tons 0 cwt to Boil Press: 280lb/sq in Su
various 53 tons 0 cwt 250lb/sq in Su (b)
Cylinders: Valve Gear: Bulleid (piston valves)
Three 18" x 24" Walschaerts (piston valves) (b)
TE: 37,515 lb; 33,495 lb (b)


Total Locos for Class - 30

 

35001
35002
35003

35004
35005
35006

35007
35008
35009

35010
35011
35012

35013
35014
35015

35016
35017
35018

35019 a
35020
35021

35022
35023
35024

35025
35026
35027

35028
35029
35030


Images for Loco Class MN

Southern Railway Class MN Merchant Navy 4-6-2
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Southern Railway Class MN Merchant Navy 4-6-2 No. 35003 'Royal Mail' as rebuilt at Eastleigh Shed, in British Railways lined green livery.


Southern Railway Class MN Merchant Navy 4-6-2
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Southern Railway Class MN Merchant Navy 4-6-2 No. 35009 'Shaw Savill' as unrebuilt at Waterloo Station in early British Railways lined green livery.


Southern Railway Class MN Merchant Navy 4-6-2
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Southern Railway Class MN Merchant Navy 4-6-2 No. 35011 'General Steam Navigation' as rebuilt, at Weymouth Station in British Railways lined green livery.


Southern Railway Class MN Merchant Navy 4-6-2
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Southern Railway Class MN Merchant Navy 4-6-2 ' Bibby Line' as rebuilt in British Railways lined green livery.


Southern Railway Class MN Merchant Navy 4-6-2
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Southern Railway Class MN Merchant Navy 4-6-2 No. 35022 'Holland-America Line' as rebuilt, in early British Railways lined green livery.


Southern Railway Class MN Merchant Navy 4-6-2
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Southern Railway Class MN Merchant Navy 4-6-2 No. 35022 'Holland-America Line' as rebuilt, in early British Railways lined green livery. Official photo


Southern Railway Class MN Merchant Navy 4-6-2
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Southern Railway Class MN Merchant Navy 4-6-2 No. 35022 'Holland-America Line' as unrebuilt, in Southern Railway green livery.


SR/BR Merchant Navy Class No. 35010 at Waterloo Station 1952
Date Photo Taken: 08/1952
Date Uploaded 15/05/2013
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This picture also appears in this album : Trainspotting in the 1950s and 1960s and What We Used to Wear

A group of trainspotters watch the driver of SR/BR Class Merchant Navy No. 35010 Blue Star at Waterloo Station in August 1952. Most of the spotters are wearing period clothes of blazers, short trousers, long socks and one, a gaberdine raincoat, while one boy wears long trousers and a peaked cap. The loco was modified in January 1957 and withdrawn in Septermber 1966.


SR/BR Class Merchant Navy No. 35025 at Woodham Brothers, Barry 1965
Date Photo Taken: 12/08/1965
Date Uploaded 30/05/2013
Image Owner/Copyright: Milburn Associates
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This picture also appears in this album : Trainspotting in the 1950s and 1960s and What We Used to Wear
This picture also appears in this album : The Story of Woodham Brothers Ltd and Barry Scrapyard

SR/BR Class Merchant Navy No. 35025 'Brocklebank Line' at Woodham Brothers scrapyard, Barry, South Wales on 12th August 1965.

A trainspotter lets off steam as his photo is taken. He wears a blazer, polo necked shirt, trousers and carries a camera.


SR/BR Bulleid MN Class 4-6-2 No. 35027 at Southampton Central Station 1964
Date Photo Taken: 10/08/1964
Date Uploaded 16/07/2014
Image Owner/Copyright: Howie Milburn
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