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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
Number73029 c
2nd Grouping Number
1st Grouping Number
2nd Pre Grouping Number
1st Pre Grouping Number
Works/Lot Number
Class CodeBR5
BuilderDerby Works (MR/LMS/British Railways)
1948 Shed28A Blackpool Central (South)
Last Shed70A Nine Elms
Disposal detailsCashmores, Newport.
DisposalCut Up
Disposal Date30/03/1968

Class Information

Introduced 1951. Designed at Doncaster. 5MT
(a) Fitted with Caprotti valve gear and BR1B tender.
(b) Fitted with Caprotti valve gear and BR1C tender.
Loco 76 tons 4 cwt Driving Wheel: 6' 2"
Tend 49 tons 3 cwt BR1 4,200 gallons, 7 tons coal (c)
50 tons 5 cwt BR1B 4,725 gallons, 7 tons coal (d)
53 tons 5 cwt BR1C 4,725 gallons, 9 tons coal (e)
52 tons 10 cwt BR1G 5,000 gallons, 7 tons coal (f)
49 tons 3 cwt BR1H 4,250 gallons, 7 tons coal (g)
55 tons 5 cwt BR1F 5,625 gallons, 7 tons coal (h)
TE: 26,120 lb Boil Press: 225lb/sq in Su
Cylinders: Valve Gear: Walschaerts (piston valves)
Two 19" x 28" (outside) Caprotti (poppet valve) (a)(b)

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