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London & North Western Railway Society
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Glossary Results for Word "Blast Pipe"

Blast Pipe Spent steam from the cylindersExplain 'Cylinder' is vented through the blast pipe, which is positioned just below the chimneyExplain 'Chimney'. Thus the steam escapes to the atmosphere with characteristic chuff-chuff sound. As the steam rushes from the blast pipe it take some air in the smoke boxExplain 'Smoke Box' with it, thus creating a partial vacuum, which draws fumes and hot gases though the boilerExplain 'Boiler' from the fireboxExplain 'Fire Box'.