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Glossary Results for Word "John Hick 2-2-2-2 Locomotive Class"

John Hick 2-2-2-2 Locomotive Class A class of 2-2-2-2 compoundExplain 'Compounding' locomotives built by WebbExplain 'Webb, Francis William (1836—1906)' from 1894, similar to the “Greater Britain”Explain 'Greater Britain 2-2-2-2 Locomotive Class' class but with smaller 6ft 3in driving wheelsExplain 'Drive Wheel'. Presumably the smaller driving wheels were intended for the Crewe—Carlisle main line, while the “Greater Britains” worked south of Crewe. In practice, the “Greater Britains” took expresses to Carlisle and the “John Hicks” found their home on secondary expresses.