Glossary Results for Word "Jubilee 4-4-0 Locomotive Class"
|Jubilee 4-4-0 Locomotive Class||The first type of 4-cylinder compound passenger engine designed by F.W. Webb, 40 of which were built at Crewe Works from 1897. A 4-4-0 type with driving wheels 7ft 1in diameter. At 9ft 8in long, their coupling rods were the longest in the country at that time. These engines were used on the heaviest and fastest trains on the line, until superseded by the ‘Alfred the Great’ class in 1901, which were very similar but with larger boilers.|