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Class Details

Grouping : Southern Railway
Configuration : 4-6-0
Common Name :
Designer : Urie/Maunsell

Introduced 1920. Urie LSWR design, development of Class N15 for mixed traffic work.
(a) Introduced 1927. Maunsell development of Urie design with higher boiler pressure, reduced cylinder diameter, smaller grate, modified cab and other detail alterations.
(b) Introduced 1927. Fitted with six wheel tenders for Central Section.
(c) Introduced 1936. Locos with further detail differences, reduced weight and modified tender design.

Weight:
Loco 79 tons 16 cwt, 80 tons 14 cwt (a)(b), 79 tons 5 cwt (c)
Tend 57 tons 16 cwt, 56 tons 8 cwt (a)(c), 42 tons 8 cwt (b)
Driving Wheel: 5' 7" Boil Press: 180lb/sq in Su; 200lb/sq in Su (a-c)
Cylinders: Valve Gear: Walschaerts (piston valves)
Two 21" x 28" (outside)
Two 20?" x 28" (outside) (a-c) TE: 28,200 lb; 29,855 lb (a-c)


Total Locos for Class - 45

 

30496
30497
30498
30499
30500

30501
30502
30503
30504
30505

30506
30507
30508
30509
30510

30511
30512
30513
30514
30515

30823 a
30824 a
30825 a
30826 a
30827 a

30828 a
30829 a
30830 a
30831 a
30832 a

30833 b
30834 b
30835 b
30836 b
30837 b

30838 c
30839 c
30840 c
30841 c
30842 c

30843 c
30844 c
30845 c
30846 c
30847 c


Images for Loco Class S15

Southern Railway Class S15 4-6-0
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Southern Railway Class S15 4-6-0 No. 30499 from the Urie built batch, in British Railways black lined livery with slightly raised running plate over the cylinders.


Southern Railway Class S15 4-6-0
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Southern Railway Class S15 4-6-0 No. 30836 from the Maunsell built batch, at Nine Elms shed in British Railways black lined livery.


Southern Railway Class S15 4-6-0
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Southern Railway Class S15 4-6-0 No. 30838 in British Railways lined black livery.


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