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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
Number67656 b
2nd Grouping Numberlner 7656
1st Grouping Numberlner 454
2nd Pre Grouping Number
1st Pre Grouping Numberlner 7656
Works/Lot Number 1832
Class CodeV3
BuilderDoncaster Works (GNR/LNER/British Railways)
1948 Shed50B Leeds Neville Hill
Last Shed52A Gateshead
Disposal detailsDarlington Works, North Road (B.R.)
DisposalCut Up
Disposal Date29/02/1964
NotesStored at Gateshead shed for 11 months

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


LNER/BR Gresley Class V3 2-6-2T No. 67656 at Newcastle Central Station 1963
Date Photo Taken: 23/06/1963
Date Uploaded 09/01/2014
Image Owner/Copyright: Howie Milburn
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LNER/BR Gresley Class V3 2-6-2 tank No. 67656 stands at the end of some ECS at Newcastle Central Station on Sunday 23rd June 1963, a wet and damp day, although the sun came out for this shot, on station pilot duty. It was withdrawn from 52A Gateshead shed later that year in December 1963 and cut up at Darlington Works, North Road scrapyard in February 1964.

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