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GSWR/LMS Manson "8" Class 4-4-0


Class Types
GSWR Class 8

General
Designer Manson
Introduced 1892
Pre-Grouping Glasgow and South Western Railway
Big Four London, Midland & Scottish Railway
Wheels 4-4-0
Number Built as 8 57
Conversions to other classes 4
Number Scrapped 53
First in Service 05/1892
Last in Service 07/1933
Manufacturers
ManufacturerTotal
Kilmarnock Works 57
Orders
BuilderOrder #DateSize
Kilmarnock Works n/a 1892 57

Power
Variant Introduced 1892
Inside Cylinders 18.5" x 26" (2 off)
Inside Valves Slide
Inside Motion Stephenson

Wheels
Pony 3' 712"
Drivers 6' 912"
Locomotive Wheelbase 21' 2"
Descriptive Wheelbase 5' 6" + 7' 5" + 8' 3" = 21' 2" (engine only)

Dimensions
Weight (loco only) 45t 1cwt
Water Capacity 2,500gal

Boiler & Firebox
Boiler Pitch 7' 6"