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GCR/LNER Robinson "B9" Class 4-6-0


Class Types
GCR Class 8G
LNER Class B9

General
Designer Robinson
Introduced 1906
Pre-Grouping Great Central Railway
Big Four London and North Eastern Railway
Description (1957) Class B9, Robinson's Great Central 5'3" express freight engines with 2 cylinders, 19 X 26 ins. A class of 10 engines, built in 1906, but all scrapped by 1949.
Wheels 4-6-0
Number Built as B9 10
Number Scrapped 10
First in Service 09/1906
Last in Service 16/05/1949
Manufacturers
ManufacturerTotal
Beyer Peacock Ltd. 10
Orders
BuilderOrder #DateSize
Beyer Peacock Ltd. n/a
Beyer Peacock Ltd. n/a 1906 10

Illustration
Copyright: Phil Seaford
Power
Variant Introduced 1906
Tractive Effort 22,438lbs
Outside Cylinders 19" x 26" (2 off)
Outside Valves Slide
Outside Motion Stephenson

Wheels
Pony 3' 6"
Drivers 5' 4"
Locomotive Wheelbase 26' 112"
Tender Wheelbase 13'
Total Wheelbase 50' 8"
Descriptive Wheelbase 6' 6" + 5' 7½" + 7' 0" + 7' 0" + (11' 6½") + 6' 6" + 6' 6" = 50' 8"

Dimensions
Length (over buffers) 60' 914"
Weight (in running order) 115t 12cwt
Weight (loco only) 67t 6cwt
Adhesive Weight 52t 2cwt
Maximum Axle Load 18t 0cwt
Water Capacity 4,000gal
Coal Capacity 6t 0cwt

Boiler & Firebox
Boiler Pitch 8' 712"