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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
Number75055 e
2nd Grouping Number
1st Grouping Number
2nd Pre Grouping Number
1st Pre Grouping Number
Works/Lot Number
Class CodeBR4/1
BuilderSwindon Works (GWR/British Railways)
1948 Shed15D Bedford
Last Shed 5D Stoke
Disposal detailsGarnham, Harris & Elton, Chesterfield.
DisposalCut Up
Disposal Date28/02/1968

Class Information

Introduced 1951. Designed at Brighton. 4MT
(a) Fitted with double chimney from 1957. BR1B tender.
(b) Fitted with double chimney from 1957. BR2 tender.

Loco 69 tons 0 cwt Driving Wheel: 5' 8"
Tend 50 tons 5 cwt BR1B 4,725 gallons, 7 tons coal
42 tons 3 cwt BR2 3,500 gallons, 6 tons coal (d)
42 tons 3 cwt BR2A 3,500 gallons, 6 tons coal (e)
Boil Press: 225lb/sq in Su
Cylinders: Valve Gear: Walschaerts (piston valves)
Two 18" x 28" (outside) TE: 25,100 lb

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