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GCR/LNER Robinson "C13" Class 4-4-2T


Class Types
GCR Class 9K

General
Designer Robinson
Introduced 1903
Pre-Grouping Great Central Railway
Big Four London and North Eastern Railway
Wheels 4-4-2T
Number Built 40
First in Service 03/1903
Last in Service 01/1960
Manufacturers
ManufacturerTotal
Gorton Works 28
Vulcan Foundry 12

Power
Variant Introduced 1903
Tractive Effort 17,100lbs
Inside Cylinders 18" x 26" (2 off)
Inside Valves Slide
Inside Motion Stephenson

Wheels
Pony 3' 6"
Drivers 5' 7"
Truck 3' 9"
Locomotive Wheelbase 29' 1012"
Total Wheelbase 29' 1012"
Descriptive Wheelbase 6' 0" + 7' 5" + 9' 1" + 7' 4½" = 29' 10½"

Dimensions
Length (over buffers) 40' 845"
Weight (in running order) 66t 13cwt
Adhesive Weight 37t 0cwt
Maximum Axle Load 18t 10cwt
Water Capacity 1,450gal
Coal Capacity 3t 13cwt

Boiler & Firebox
Boiler Diagram 22Sup
Boiler Max Diameter 4' 4"
Boiler Barrel Length 11'
Boiler Pressure 160lbs
Boiler Pitch 7' 912"
Firebox Length 6' 4"
Firebox Grate Area 19.59ft2
Firebox Heating Surface 108ft2
Tube Number 90
Tube Diameter 178"
Tube Area 503ft2
Flue Elements 18
Flue Diameter 514"
Flue Area 282ft2
Total Evaporative Area 893ft2
Superheater Elements 18
Superheater Element Diameter 1116"
Superheater Element Area 138ft2