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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
Number67620 b
2nd Grouping Numberlner 7620
1st Grouping Numberlner 2920
2nd Pre Grouping Number
1st Pre Grouping Numberlner 7620
Works/Lot Number 1765
Class CodeV3
BuilderDoncaster Works (GNR/LNER/British Railways)
1948 Shed64B Haymarket
Last Shed52A Gateshead
Disposal detailsT.J. Thompson and Sons, Stockton.
DisposalCut Up
Disposal Date31/08/1965
NotesStored at Bathgate Apr 1962

Class Information

Introduced 1939. Development of Gresley V1 with higher boiler pressure.
(a) Rebuilt from V1 by LNER.
(b) Rebuilt from V1 by BR.

Loco 86 tons 16 cwt Driving Wheel: 5' 8"
Boil Press: 200lb/sq in Su
Cylinders: Valve Gear: Walschaerts with derived motion
Three 16" x 26" (piston valves)
TE: 24,960 lb

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