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Note: To Obtain Consistency in the Steam System, Shed Codes used are those Registered at Nationalisation on 1st January 1948
Number50844 b
2nd Grouping Number
1st Grouping Numberlms 10844
2nd Pre Grouping Number
1st Pre Grouping Numberlyr 667
Works/Lot Number 663
Class CodeLYR5
DesignerAspinall
Designation2-4-2T
Built31/08/1899
BuilderHorwich Works (LYR/LMS/British Railways)
1948 Shed27D Wigan
Last Shed28A Blackpool Central (South)
Withdrawn30/09/1950
Disposal detailsHorwich Works (B.R.)
Disposal
Disposal Datec1950
NotesBR No. allocated but never applied

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.

Weight:
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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