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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 inspecting the boiler door at Waterloo Station in August 1952. Most of the spotters are wearing contrasting examples of classic spotters' garb of blazers, short trousers, long socks, short-sleeve shirts, gaberdine raincoat or the full school uniform, 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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