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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. WebbExplain 'Webb, Francis William (1836—1906)', 40 of which were built at Crewe WorksExplain 'Crewe Works' from 1897. A 4-4-0 type with driving wheelsExplain 'Drive Wheel' 7ft 1in diameter. At 9ft 8in long, their coupling rodsExplain '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 These engines were used on the heaviest and fastest trains on the line, until superseded by the ‘Alfred the Great’Explain 'Alfred the Great Locomotive Class' class in 1901, which were very similar but with larger boilers.