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LNER Class Hill London & North Eastern Railway N7/3 0-6-2 Tank

Built 1927-28. Designed by A.J. Hill

Total Number Built 48 - Total to BR 48.

N7/3 Introduced 1927. Hill London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) design, rebuilt by Gresley. Doncaster built 1927-28 version of Class N7/2, built with round topped boiler, retaining short travel valves.

(a) Introduced 1943. Class N7/2 rebuild with round topped boiler.

A Total of 134 Class N7 engines were built, originally with Belpaire fireboxes, but all eventually received Gresley round-topped boilers.

All were built with high bunkers without coal rails.

Number Series 69675-69733 (with gaps - see Locomotive Numbers below).

Sub Classes:

N7 - Total 3.
N7/1 - Total 32.
N7/2 - Total 14.
N7/3 - Total 48.
N7/4 - Total 19.
N7/5 - Total 18.

Built at:

Stratford GER Works - Total 22
Doncaster Works.
Gorton Works.
William Beardmore & Co. Works, Dalmuir.
Robert Stephenson Works.

No Lot Nos. yet available.

During the mid-1950s 85 Class N7 engines were allocated to Stratford shed with more allocated to the Stratford district sheds of Hertford East, Bishops Stortford, Southend Victoria and Colchester.

All Class N7/3 locos were allocated to Stratford (45) and Hatfield (3) at Nationalisation in 1948.

Withdrawals began in 1958 and all had gone by 1962.

The first loco withdrawn was ??? on ??? from ??? shed.
The last loco withdrawn was ??? on ??? from ??? shed.

None are preserved.

Motive Power Details
Weight: Loco 64 tons 0 cwt
Driving Wheel: 4' 10"
Boil Press: 180lb/sq in Su
Cylinders: Two 18" x 24" (inside)
Valve Gear: Walschaerts (piston valves)
TE: 20,515 lb
Number Series

Class Total: 48

69675 a
69676 a
69677 a
69678 a
69679 a
69682 a
69685 a
69686 a
69687 a
69691 a
69692 a
69693 a
69696 a
69697 a
69699 a
69701 a
69702
69703
69704
69705
69706
69707
69708
69709
69710
69711
69712
69713
69714
69715
69716
69717
69718
69719
69720
69721
69722
69723
69724
69725
69726
69727
69728
69729
69730
69731
69732
69733

Allocation and Withdrawal Details


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