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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
Number50799 a
2nd Grouping Number
1st Grouping Numberlms 10799
2nd Pre Grouping Number
1st Pre Grouping Numberlyr 1383
Works/Lot Number 587
Class CodeLYR5
BuilderHorwich Works (LYR/LMS/British Railways)
1948 Shed28A Blackpool Central (South)
Last Shed25B Huddersfield
Disposal detailsHorwich Works (B.R.)
Disposal Datec1952

Class Information

Introduced 1889. Aspinall LYR Class 5 with 2 tons coal capacity. 2P.
(a) Introduced 1892. Locomotives with smaller cylinders.
(b) Rebuilt from 1898 with longer tanks and 4 tons coal capacity.
Some locos rebuilt with Belpaire boiler from 1910. (c) = (a) and (b).
(d) Introduced 1905. Hughes locos with Belpaire boiler & extended smokebox.

Loco 55 tons 19 cwt Driving Wheel: 5' 8"
59 tons 3 cwt (b)(c) Boil Press: 180lb/sq in NS
Cylinders: Two Valve Gear: Joy (slide valves)
18" x 26" (inside) TE: 18,955 lb; 18,360 lb (a)
17?" x 26" (inside) (a)

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