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Technical 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.

Below are a selection of technical drawings, and links to additional information regarding significant dates and diagrams:

4mm Drawing

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4mm Tender Drawing 

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8F Valve Events

8F Valve Events.JPG

8F Valve Gear

8F Valve Gear.jpg


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Weight Diagram

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