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LNER Class Ivatt Great Northern Railway J52/2 0-6-0 Saddle Tank

Built 1897-1922. Designed by H A Ivatt.

Total Number Built ?? - Total to BR 85.

J52/2. Introduced 1897. H A Ivatt Great Northern Railway (GNR) standard saddle tank with domed boiler.

(a) 68840, 68860, 68876 Boiler pressure increased.

68816, 68840 and 68845 transferred to Departmental stock as Nos. 2, 9 & 1 by BR.

68858 became the second loco to carry Departmental No. 2 when the former 68816 was withdrawn.

Built between 1892 and 1909, there were initially 117 locomotives in the class. The earlier engines had domeless boilers as first built, some being fitted with condensing apparatus for working through the Metropolitan tunnels.

Number Series 68805-68889.

Sub Classes:

J52/1 68757-68804 - Total 48.
J52/2 68805-68889 - Total 85.

Built at the Great Northern Railway Doncaster Works.

No Lot Nos. yet available.

Withdrawals were heavy after 1954 and the last J52 survivors went in 1961.

The first loco withdrawn was ??? on ??? from ??? shed.
The last two locos withdrawn were 68869 and 68875 on 20 March 1962 from Ardsley shed.

Loco 68846 is preserved in GNR livery as No. 1247.

Motive Power Details
Weight: Loco 51 tons 14 cwt
Driving Wheel: 4' 8"

Boil Press:
170lb/sq in NS
175lb/sq in NS (a)

Cylinders: Two 18" x 26" (inside)
Valve Gear: Stephenson (slide valves)

TE:
21,730 lb
22,370 lb (a)
Number Series

Class Total: 85

68805
68806
68807
68808
68809
68810
68811
68812
68813
68814
68815
68816
68817
68818
68819
68820
68821
68822
68823
68824
68825
68826
68827
68828
68829
68830
68831
68832
68833
68834
68835
68836
68837
68838
68839
68840 a
68841
68842
68843
68844
68845
68846
68847
68848
68849
68850
68851
68852
68853
68854
68855
68856
68857
68858
68859
68860 a
68861
68862
68863
68864
68865
68866
68867
68868
68869
68870
68871
68872
68873
68874
68875
68876 a
68877
68878
68879
68880
68881
68882
68883
68884
68885
68886
68887
68888
68889

Allocation and Withdrawal Details


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