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Note: To Obtain Consistency in the Steam System, Shed Codes used are those Registered at Nationalisation on 1st January 1948
Number45544
2nd Grouping Number
1st Grouping Numberlms 5544
2nd Pre Grouping Number
1st Pre Grouping Number
Works/Lot NumberLot096
Class CodePAT
DesignerFowler
Designation4-6-0
Built22/03/1934
BuilderCrewe Works (LNWR/LMS/British Railways)
1948 Shed10B Preston
Last Shed 8B Warrington Dallam
Withdrawn09/12/1961
Disposal detailsCrewe Works (B.R.)
DisposalCut Up
Disposal Date31/03/1962

Class Information

Introduced 1930. Fowler three-cylinder design with parallel boiler. 45500/1 were rebuilt from LNWR "Claughton" Class of 1912, retaining original wheels & other details. 5XP.
(a) Rebuilt 1946 on by Ivatt with large taper boiler, new cylinders and double chimney - (45512/22/3/5/7/32/4/5/6/45 rebuilt by BR). 6P.

Weight:
Loco 80 tons 15 cwt Driving Wheel: 6' 9"
82 tons 0 cwt (a) Boil Press: 200lb/sq in Su
250lb/sq in Su (a)
Cylinders: Three Valve Gear: Walschaerts (piston valves)
18" x 26" ; 17" x 26" (a) TE: 26,520 lb; 29,570 lb (a)

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