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BR Class Riddles British Railways Standard Class 3 2-6-0

Built 1954-5?. Designed by Robert A. Riddles.

Total Number Built 20.

Introduced 1954. Designed at Swindon. Classification 3MT.

Number Series 77000-77019.

Built at British Railway's Swindon Works.

No Lot Nos. yet available.

The first loco withdrawn was 77010 on 30 November 1965 from Stourton shed.
The last loco withdrawn was 77014 on 31 July 1967 from Guilford shed.

None are preserved.

Motive Power Details
Weight: Loco 57 tons 9 cwt
Tend 42 tons 3 cwt BR2A 3,500 gallons, 6 tons coal
Driving Wheel: 5' 3"
Boil Press: 200lb/sq in Su
Cylinders: Two 17?" x 26" (outside)
Valve Gear: Walschaerts (piston valves)
TE: 21,490 lb
Number Series

Class Total: 20

77000
77001
77002
77003
77004
77005
77006
77007
77008
77009
77010
77011
77012
77013
77014
77015
77016
77017
77018
77019

Allocation and Withdrawal Details


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