British Railway History Item
LNER Class Hill Great Eastern Railway J20/1 0-6-0
Built 1943-56. Designed by Alfred John Hill.
Total Number Built 8 - Total to BR 8.
Introduced 1943. Rebuild of Hill GER Class J20 1920 design with Class B12/1 style round-topped boiler.
Number Series 64675-64699 (with gaps - see Locomotive Numbers below).
Built at ??? Works.
No Lot Nos. yet available.
All the class spent most of their working lives allocated to Stratford, Cambridge and March sheds although, surprisingly, some visited both Darlington and Doncaster Works for attention betwen 1926-1930.
The first loco withdrawn was ??? on ??? from ??? shed.
The last loco withdrawn was ??? on ??? from ??? shed.
None are preserved.
Motive Power Details
Weight: Loco 54 tons 0 cwt
Tend 38 tons 5 cwt
Driving Wheel: 4' 11"
Boil Press: 180lb/sq in Su
Cylinders: Two 20" x 28" (inside)
Valve Gear: Stephenson (piston valves)
TE: 29,045 lb
Class Total: 25
Allocation and Withdrawal Details
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