Steam Loco Class Information
|Grouping : London & North Eastern Railway|
|Configuration : 2-8-0|
|Common Name : |
|Designer : Robinson (Thomp|
Introduced 1944. Rebuild of Robinson O4 by Thompson with 100A boiler, new cylinders and Walschaerts valve gear.
Loco 73 tons 6 cwt Driving Wheel: 4' 8"
Tend 48 tons 6 cwt (scoop) Boil Press: 225lb/sq in Su
47 tons 6 cwt (no scoop)
Cylinders: Valve Gear: Walschaerts (piston valves)
Two 20" x 26" (outside) TE: 35,520 lb
Images for Loco Class O1
BR/LNER Class O1 2-8-0 No. 63687 at Nottingham Victoria Station 1962
|Date Photo Taken: 12/10/1962|
Date Uploaded 26/09/2013
Image Owner/Copyright: © Copyright Ben Brooksbank and licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
BR/LNER Thompson Class O1 2-8-0 No. 63687 enters Nottingham Victoria Station on a down iron ore train on 12 October 1962.
A view southward, towards Leicester, Woodford Halse and Banbury/London on ex-GC main line, also Grantham on ex-GN line. The Class 9 train is probably coming from the Denton or Harlaxton outcrops via Belvoir Junction and is bound for either Stanton Ironworks via the GN line and Kimberley or Staveley Works via the GC line.
The loco was rebuilt by Thompson from a Great Central, Robinson Class 04/1 in Decenber 1945. It was withdrawn from 31B March shed in October 1963 and cut up at Doncaster Works in February 1964.
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