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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 9085
2nd Pre Grouping Number
1st Pre Grouping Numberlnwr 1893
Works/Lot Number
Class CodeG1
BuilderCrewe Works (LNWR/LMS/British Railways)
1948 Shed 8B Warrington Dallam
Last Shed 8B Warrington Dallam
Disposal detailsCrewe Works (B.R.)
DisposalCut Up
Disposal Datec1950
NotesLMS No. applied Oct 1927. Rebuilt to G2A Sep 1938. Reverted back to G1 Jan 1943. BR No. allocated but not worn

Class Information

Introduced 1912. Bowen-Cooke LNWR superheated Class G1. Development of Webb three-cylinder and four-cylinder compounds introduced 1892, and Whale and Bowen-Cooke two-cylinder simples introduced 1910. Some rebuilt from earlier locos. Many rebuilt with Belpaire boiler. 6F.
(a) Rebuilt to G2A in 1948.

Loco 60 tons 15 cwt Driving Wheel: 4' 5?"
Boil Press: 160lb/sq in Su
Cylinders: Two Valve Gear: Joy (piston valves)
20?" x 24" (inside) TE: 25,640 lb

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