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Class Details

Grouping : London Midland & Scottish Railway
Configuration : 2-6-0
Common Name : Crab
Designer : Hughes

Introduced 1926. Hughes design, built under Fowler's direction with parallel boiler. 5F "Crab"
(a) Rebuilt experimentally in 1931 with Lentz rotary cam poppet valves. Valve gear replaced by Reidinger rotary poppet valve gear in 1953.

Weight:
Loco 66 tons 0 cwt Driving Wheel: 5' 6"
Boil Press: 180lb/sq in Su
Cylinders: Valve Gear: Walschaerts (piston valves)
Lentz, then Reidinger (poppet valves)(a)
Two 21" x 26" (outside) TE: 26,580 lb


Total Locos for Class - 245

 

42700
42701
42702
42703
42704
42705
42706
42707
42708
42709
42710
42711
42712
42713
42714
42715
42716
42717
42718
42719
42720
42721
42722
42723
42724

42725
42726
42727
42728
42729
42730
42731
42732
42733
42734
42735
42736
42737
42738
42739
42740
42741
42742
42743
42744
42745
42746
42747
42748
42749

42750
42751
42752
42753
42754
42755
42756
42757
42758
42759
42760
42761
42762
42763
42764
42765
42766
42767
42768
42769
42770
42771
42772
42773
42774

42775
42776
42777
42778
42779
42780
42781
42782
42783
42784
42785
42786
42787
42788
42789
42790
42791
42792
42793
42794
42795
42796
42797
42798
42799

42800
42801
42802
42803
42804
42805
42806
42807
42808
42809
42810
42811
42812
42813
42814
42815
42816
42817
42818 a
42819
42820
42821
42822 a
42823
42824 a

42825 a
42826
42827
42828
42829 a
42830
42831
42832
42833
42834
42835
42836
42837
42838
42839
42840
42841
42842
42843
42844
42845
42846
42847
42848
42849

42850
42851
42852
42853
42854
42855
42856
42857
42858
42859
42860
42861
42862
42863
42864
42865
42866
42867
42868
42869
42870
42871
42872
42873
42874

42875
42876
42877
42878
42879
42880
42881
42882
42883
42884
42885
42886
42887
42888
42889
42890
42891
42892
42893
42894
42895
42896
42897
42898
42899

42900
42901
42902
42903
42904
42905
42906
42907
42908
42909
42910
42911
42912
42913
42914
42915
42916
42917
42918
42919
42920
42921
42922
42923
42924

42925
42926
42927
42928
42929
42930
42931
42932
42933
42934
42935
42936
42937
42938
42939
42940
42941
42942
42943
42944


Images for Loco Class CRAB

LMS Class Hughes Horwich Crab 2-6-0
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LMS Class Hughes Horwich Crab 2-6-0 No. 13000 (BR No. 42700) side on view in LMS Livery. Official Photo.


LMS Class Hughes Horwich Crab 2-6-0
Date Photo Taken: 1931
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LMS Class Hughes Horwich Crab 2-6-0 No. 13124 (BR No. 42824) with Lentz Rotary Cam Poppet Valve Gear, side-on view in LMS black livery. Official Photo.


LMS Class Hughes Horwich Crab 2-6-0
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LMS Class Hughes Horwich Crab 2-6-0. Detailed close up of Reidinger rotary poppet valve gear as fitted to 5 locos during 1953-54.


LMS Class Hughes Horwich Crab 2-6-0 No. 42835 at Carlisle Canal Shed 1963
Date Photo Taken: 09/06/1963
Date Uploaded 13/09/2013
Image Owner/Copyright: Howie Milburn
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Stored LMS Class Hughes Horwich Crab 2-6-0 No. 42835 at Carlisle Canal Shed on 9th June 1963, the penultimate Sunday 8 days before the shed closed on 17th June 1963. It is in British Railways lined black livery.

The loco was withdrawn from Canal Shed (codes 12B 12C 68E) on 29 December 1962 and cut up by J. McWilliams, Shettleston in November 1963

Rescan of original image


LMS Class Hughes Horwich Crab 2-6-0
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LMS Class Hughes Horwich Crab 2-6-0 No. 42863 at Ayr shed in British Railways lined black livery.


LMS Class Hughes Horwich Crab 2-6-0
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LMS Class Hughes Horwich Crab 2-6-0 No. 42886 passes the site of Brisco station south of Carlisle on a up freight, in British Railways lined black livery.


LMS/BR Class Hughes 2-6-0 Crab No. 42737 at Ayr Shed 1965
Date Photo Taken: 09/10/1965
Date Uploaded 30/05/2013
Image Owner/Copyright: Howie Milburn
Views: 2867
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This picture also appears in this album : Trainspotting in the 1950s and 1960s and What We Used to Wear

A cab view of LMS/BR Class Hughes 2-6-0 'Crab' No. 42737 at Ayr Shed on 9th October 1965.

A cab view of LMS/BR Class Hughes 2-6-0 'Crab' No. 42737 at Ayr Shed 67C on 9th October 1965. Trainspotting members of the 'Border Railway Society' can be seen in the cab. L-R Chris, one of the Garlick twins (no one could tell them apart), Ian Hewson, Johnnie Walker (with his trademark 'bobble hat') and the other Garlick twin, David. They are all wearing anoraks and jeans.

Built at Crewe Works and released on 16 January 1927, it was withdrawn from 65F Grangemouth shed in December 1966 and cut up by Campbells, Airdrie in April 1967


LMS/BR Class Hughes 2-6-0 Crab No. 42737 at Ayr Shed 1965
Date Photo Taken: 09/10/1965
Date Uploaded 30/05/2013
Image Owner/Copyright: Howie Milburn
Views: 4586
Comments: 0

This picture also appears in this album : Trainspotting in the 1950s and 1960s and What We Used to Wear

A cab view of LMS/BR Class Hughes 2-6-0 'Crab' No. 42737 at Ayr Shed on 9th October 1965.

Trainspotting members of the 'Border Railway Society' can be seen in the cab. They are wearing a variety of clothing. L-R James Grimer (anorak), Howard [Howie] Milburn (quilted hooded jacket and long trousers), Ian Boyd (coat) and Howard Routledge (jacket).

Built at Crewe Works and released on 16 January 1927, it was withdrawn from 65F Grangemouth shed in December 1966 and cut up by Campbells, Airdrie in April 1967


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