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LNER Class Worsdell T W North Eastern Railway N8 0-6-2 Tank

Built 1886-1890. Designed by T W Worsdell

Total Number Built 62 - Total to BR 30.

Introduced 1886. T W Worsdell North Eastern Railway (NER) design with Joy valve gear and slide valves. Many rebuilt from compound locomotives.

The engines were first constructed as Worsdell-von Borries 2-cylinder compounds, but all were later converted to 'simples' and some fitted with superheaters and/or piston valves.

Some rebuilt by Wilson Worsdell & Vincent Raven:

(a) Rebuilt with superheater, Stephenson valve gear, piston valves and 19" x 24" cylinders (b) superheater later removed.

(c) Rebuilt with superheater, Stephenson valve gear, piston valves and 19" x 26" cylinders (d) superheater later removed.

Number Series 69371-69387, 69389-69401.

Built at the ??? Works.

No Lot Nos. yet available.

The last engines were withdrawn at the end of 1954.

The first loco withdrawn was 69399 on 4 October 1948 from Hull Dairycoates shed.
The last loco withdrawn was ??? on ??? from ??? shed.

None are preserved.

Motive Power Details
Weight:

Loco:
56 tons 5 cwt
58 tons 14 cwt (a)(c)

Driving Wheel: 5' 1?"

Boil Press:
160lb/sq in NS
160lb/sq in Su (a)(b)

Valve Gear:
Joy (slide valves)
Stephenson (piston valves) (a-d)

Cylinders:
Two 18" x 24" (inside)
Two 19" x 24" (inside) (a-b)
Two 19" x 26" (inside) (c-d)

TE:
17,265 lb
19,235 lb (a-b)
20,840 lb (c-d)
Number Series

Class Total: 63


































69371 a
69372 b
69373 a
69374 b
69375 d
69376 a
69377 a
69378 b
69379 a
69380 a
69381 d
69382 d
69383 b
69384 a
69385 a
69386 c
69387 b
69389
69390 a
69391 a
69392
69393 a
69394 a
69395 a
69396
69397 b
69398 a
69399 b
69400 d
69401 c

Allocation and Withdrawal Details


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