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The Stanier 8F Locomotive Society Limited Registered Charity No 261751

 Technical and Historical Specifications


Introduced 1935 to a design by Sir William A Stanier FRS for the London Midland and Scottish Railway.

Used mainly for heavy, long-distance freight trains.

849 locomotives of this type constructed, of which 666 passed into service with British Railways.