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LNER Class Gresley London & North Eastern Railway J39/2 0-6-0

Built 1926-41. Designed by Nigel Gresley.

Total Number Built 106 - Total to BR 106.

Introduced 1926. Gresley London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) large 5'2" wheeled development of Class J38.

The Class J39 was the most numerous of the Gresley designs with 289 being constructed and was divided into three parts based upon the type of tender that was attached, with parts 1 and 2 applying to the LNER 3,500 and 4,200 gallon tenders respectively.

Part 3 was reserved for those with miscellaneous tenders from the North Eastern and Great Central Railways. 3,900 gallon on 64842-45; 4,125 gallon on 64855-59; plus various others.

Number Series 64784-64970 (with gaps - see Locomotive Numbers below).

Built at London & North Eastern Railway Doncaster Works.

No Lot Nos. yet available.

The first loco withdrawn was 64873 on 18 May 1959 from Stratford shed.
The last six locos withdrawn were 64786, 64790, 64795, 64822, 64946 and 64950 on 29 December 1962 from Dundee Tay Bridge, Thornton Junction, Dunfermline Upper, Dundee Tay Bridge, Dunfermline Upper and Dundee Tay Bridge sheds respectively.

None are preserved.

Motive Power Details
Weight: Loco 57 tons 17 cwt
Tend 52 tons 0 cwt
Driving Wheel: 5' 2"
Boil Press: 180lb/sq in Su
Cylinders: Two 20" x 26" (inside)
Valve Gear: Stephenson (piston valves)
TE: 25,665 lb
Number Series

Class Total: 106

64784
64785
64786
64787
64788
64789
64790
64791
64792
64793
64794
64795
64820
64821
64822
64838
64839
64840
64841
64872
64873
64874
64875
64876
64877
64878
64879
64880
64881
64882
64883
64884
64885
64886
64887
64888
64889
64890
64891
64892
64893
64894
64895
64896
64897
64898
64899
64900
64901
64902
64903
64904
64905
64906
64907
64908
64909
64910
64911
64912
64913
64914
64915
64916
64917
64918
64919
64920
64921
64922
64923
64924
64925
64926
64927
64928
64929
64930
64931
64932
64945
64946
64947
64948
64949
64950
64951
64952
64953
64954
64955
64956
64957
64958
64959
64960
64961
64962
64963
64964
64965
64966
64967
64968
64969
64970

Allocation and Withdrawal Details


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