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GCR/LNER Robinson "A5" Class 4-6-2T


Class Types
GCR Class 9N

General
Designer Robinson
Introduced 1911
Pre-Grouping Great Central Railway
Big Four London and North Eastern Railway
Description (1957) Class A5/1. Great Central Robinson 5'7" 4-6-2T's, originally 31 engines built 1911-23. One locomotive, not included in the renumbering scheme, was scrapped in 1942, but the remainder are still in service in 1957.

Class A5/2, 13 engines similar to class A5/1, but with detail differences. Built by Gresley in 1925-26 for use in the North Eastern area around Middlesborough.
Wheels 4-6-2T
Number Built as A5 44
First in Service 18/03/1911
Last in Service 17/11/1960
Manufacturers
ManufacturerTotal
Gorton Works 31
Hawthorne Leslie 13

Illustration
Copyright: Gerald Robinson
Power
A5/1 A5/2
Variant Introduced 1911 1925

Wheels
A5/1 A5/2

Dimensions
A5/1 A5/2

Boiler & Firebox
A5/1 A5/2