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British Railway Steam Locomotive

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Note: To Obtain Consistency in the Steam System, Shed Codes used are those Registered at Nationalisation on 1st January 1948
2nd Grouping Number
1st Grouping Numberlms 5549
2nd Pre Grouping Number
1st Pre Grouping Number
Works/Lot NumberLot096
Class CodePAT
BuilderCrewe Works (LNWR/LMS/British Railways)
1948 Shed 5A Crewe North
Last Shed 8B Warrington Dallam
Disposal detailsCrewe Works (B.R.)
DisposalCut Up
Disposal Date30/08/1962

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.

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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