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Class Details

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.

Weight:
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


Total Locos for Class - 51

 

63578
63590
63591
63592
63594
63610

63619
63630
63646
63650
63652
63663

63670
63676
63678
63687
63689
63711

63712
63725
63740
63752
63755
63760

63768
63773
63777
63780
63784
63786

63789
63792
63795
63796
63803
63806

63808
63817
63854
63863
63865
63867

63868
63869
63872
63874
63879
63886

63887
63890
63901


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
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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 It was withdrawn from 31B March shed in October 1963 and cut up at Doncaster Works in February 1964.


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