British Railway History Item
LNER Class Worsdell W North Eastern Railway J25 0-6-0
Built 1898-1902. Designed by Wilson Worsdell. Rebuilt by Raven.
Total Number Built 120 - Total to BR 76.
Introduced 1898. W Worsdell North Eastern Railway Class P1 design with slide valves. Slightly larger version on the Class J24.
(a) Rebuilt by Raven with superheater and piston valves.
(b) Rebuilt by Raven with superheater and piston valves - superheater later removed. 65692 superheated again by BR.
(c) Rebuilt by Raven with piston valves.
Number Series 65645-65728 (with gaps - see Locomotive Numbers below).
Built at ??? Works.
No Lot Nos. yet available.
Designed purely for freight working and had no continuous brake.
Forty locomotives were loaned to the Great Western Railway in 1940. Ten were returned from loan in 1943, the remainder in 1946.
The first loco withdrawn by the LNER was ??? in 1933 from ??? shed.
The first loco withdrawn was 65704 on 2 June 1948 from Heaton shed.
The last loco withdrawn was 65726 in 1962 from shed.
None are preserved.
Motive Power Details
39 tons 11 cwt
40 tons 17 cwt (a)
41 tons 14 cwt (b)
Tend 36 tons 19 cwt
Driving Wheel: 4' 7?"
160lb/sq in NS
160lb/sq in Su (a)
Boil Dia: 4?' x 10'7" long
Stephenson (slide valves)
Stephenson (piston valves) (a-c)
Two 18?" x 26" (inside)
Class Total: 118
Allocation and Withdrawal Details
Last Updated : Sunday 20th April 2003 11:02