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GCR/LNER Robinson "C14" Class 4-4-2T


Class Types
GCR Class 9L

General
Designer Robinson
Introduced 1907
Pre-Grouping Great Central Railway
Big Four London and North Eastern Railway
Wheels 4-4-2T
Number Built 12
First in Service 05/1907
Last in Service 01/1960
Manufacturers
ManufacturerTotal
Beyer Peacock Ltd. 12

Illustration
Copyright: Gerald Robinson
Power
Variant Introduced 1907
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' 812"
Weight (in running order) 71t 0cwt
Adhesive Weight 37t 0cwt
Maximum Axle Load 18t 10cwt
Water Capacity 1,825gal
Coal Capacity 4t 6cwt

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