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4-cyl. Compound Coal Locomotive Class
See Webb'sExplain 'Webb, Francis William (1836—1906)' 0-8-0 B Class Explain '‘B’ Class 0-8-0 Locomotive class'.
4-cyl. Compound Goods Locomotive Class
Offical name for 1400 4-6-0 Locomotive classExplain '1400 4-6-0 Locomotive Class' (a.k.a. “Bill Bailey”).
4ft 6in 2-4-0 Tank Locomotive Class
Designed by Mr. WebbExplain 'Webb, Francis William (1836—1906)', 50 of this class were built between 1876—80. In original condition these engines had condensing apparatusExplain 'Condensing Apparatus', half cabExplain 'Half Cab', wooden brake blocksExplain 'Brake Blocks' and buffer beamsExplain 'Buffer Beam', horizontal smoke boxExplain 'Smoke Box' door and Webb closed safety valvesExplain 'Safety Valve'.
4ft 6in 2-4-2 Tank Locomotive Class
The 4ft 6in 2-4-0 Tank were designed by Mr. WebbExplain 'Webb, Francis William (1836—1906)' to give greater capacity that the 2-4-0 tanks. Eventually, there were 220 of them, 180 built new in 1879—90 and 40 built as replacements of 2-4-0 tanks in 1895—8. They had condensing apparatusExplain 'Condensing Apparatus', full cabExplain 'Full Cab', wooden brake blocksExplain 'Brake Blocks' and buffer beamsExplain 'Buffer Beam', horizontal smoke boxExplain 'Smoke Box' door and Webb closed safety valvesExplain 'Safety Valve'.
4ft Shunter 0-4-0T Locomotive Class
RamsbottomExplain 'Ramsbottom, John (1814—1897)' introduced this class of 0-4-0 saddle tankExplain 'Saddle Tank' in December 1863. They were the first engines to have cast-iron H-sectionExplain 'H-Spoke Wheel' driving wheelsExplain 'Drive Wheel', and coupling rodsExplain 'Connecting Rod' with solid ends, but otherwise had the usual Ramsbottom features, ornamental chimney topExplain 'Chimney', safety valvesExplain 'Safety Valve' wooden buffer beamsExplain 'Buffer Beam' and brake blocksExplain 'Brake Blocks'. View more details
5ft 6in 2-4-2 Tank Locomotive Class
These were designed to replace the ‘Samson’Explain 'Samson Class 2-4-0 Locomotive Class' 2-4-0s on local and branch line passenger work. They were the tank engine counterparts of the ‘Precusor’Explain 'Precursor 2-4-0 Locomotive Class (1)' class 2-4-0 and 160 were built in 1890—7. They had steel buffer beamsExplain 'Buffer Beam', metal brake blocksExplain 'Brake Blocks', and circular smoke box doorExplain 'Smoke Box'.
5ft 6in 4-w. Coupled Passenger Tank Locomotive Class
The official name of the “Precursor tank” classExplain 'Precursor Tank Locomotive Class'.
6-w.c. Coal Locomotive Class
The official name of the “Coal Engine” classExplain 'Coal Engine 0-6-0 Locomotive Class'.
6ft 6in Curved Link Passenger Engine 2-4-0
Better known by the name of the first engine in the class ‘Newton’Explain 'Newton Class 2-4-0 Locomotive Class'.
6ft Curved Link Passenger Engine 2-4-0
Better known by the name of the first engine in the class ‘Samson’Explain 'Samson Class 2-4-0 Locomotive Class'.
7ft 6in Single 2-2-2 Locomotive Class
Official name of the locomotive class generally known as ‘Problem’ classExplain 'Problem 2-2-2 Locomotive Class'.
8-w.c. Coal 18½in Small boiler Locomotive Class
Offical name of the C1Explain 'C1 0-8-0 Locomotive Class' 0-8-0 Locomotive Class
8-w.c. Coal 19½in Small boiler Locomotive Class
Offical name of the DExplain '‘D’ 0-8-0 Locomotive class' 0-8-0 Locomotive Class.
8-w.c. Coal 19in Large boiler Locomotive Class
Offical name of the FExplain '‘F’ Class 2-8-0 Locomotive class' 0-8-0 Locomotive Class
8-w.c. Coal 20½in Non-superheat Locomotive Class
Offical name of the FExplain '‘F’ Class 2-8-0 Locomotive class' 0-8-0 Locomotive Class
8-w.c. Coal 20in Superheat Locomotive Class
Offical name of the G1Explain '‘G1’ 0-8-0 Locomotive Class' 0-8-0 Locomotive Class.
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