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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
Number50442 a
2nd Grouping Number
1st Grouping Numberlms 10442
2nd Pre Grouping Number
1st Pre Grouping Numberlyr 1671
Works/Lot Number 1341
Class Code5P-A
BuilderHorwich Works (LYR/LMS/British Railways)
1948 Shed28A Blackpool Central (South)
Last Shed28A Blackpool Central (South)
Disposal detailsHorwich Works (B.R.)
Disposal Datec1950
NotesBR No. allocated but never applied

Class Information

Introduced 1908. Hughes LYR design, rebuilt in 1921.
(a) Cylinder diameter subsequently reduced.
(b) Introduced 1924. Locomotives with longer wheelbase, large firebox and parts originally made for 4-6-4T.

Loco 79 tons 1 cwt Driving Wheel: 6' 3"
77 tons 18 cwt (a) Boil Press: 180lb/sq in Su
Cylinders: Four Valve Gear: Walschaerts and rocking shafts-
16?" x 26"; 15 3/4" x 26 (a) TE: 28,880 lb; 26,315 lb (a) -piston valves

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