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Note: To Obtain Consistency in the Steam System, Shed Codes used are those Registered at Nationalisation on 1st January 1948
Number67661 b
2nd Grouping Numberlner 7661
1st Grouping Numberlner 2899
2nd Pre Grouping Number
1st Pre Grouping Numberlner 7661
Works/Lot Number 1844
Class CodeV3
DesignerGresley
Designation2-6-2T
Built31/10/1936
BuilderDoncaster Works (GNR/LNER/British Railways)
1948 Shed62C Dunfermline Upper
Last Shed67B Hurlford
Withdrawn28/02/1962
Disposal detailsDarlington Works, North Road (B.R.)
DisposalCut Up
Disposal Date30/04/1962
NotesStored at St. Margarets shed then Darlington for 16 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.

Weight:
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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