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Note: To Obtain Consistency in the Steam System, Shed Codes used are those Registered at Nationalisation on 1st January 1948
Number50455 a
2nd Grouping Number
1st Grouping Numberlms 10455
2nd Pre Grouping Numberlyr
1st Pre Grouping Number
Works/Lot Number 1364
Class Code5P-A
DesignerHughes
Designation4-6-0
Built31/07/1924
BuilderHorwich Works (LYR/LMS/British Railways)
1948 Shed28A Blackpool Central (South)
Last Shed28A Blackpool Central (South)
Withdrawn07/10/1951
Disposal detailsHorwich Works (B.R.)
Disposal
Disposal Date30/09/1952
NotesHorwich Works shunter until Sep 1952

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 Locomotives with longer wheelbase, large firebox and parts originally made for 4-6-4T.

Weight:
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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