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GCR/LNER Robinson "C5" Class 4-4-2


Class Types
GCR Class 8D
GCR Class 8E

General
Designer Robinson
Introduced 1905
Pre-Grouping Great Central Railway
Big Four London and North Eastern Railway
Wheels 4-4-2
Number Built as C5 4
Manufacturers
ManufacturerTotal
Gorton Works 4
Orders
BuilderOrder #DateSize
Gorton Works n/a 1905 2
Gorton Works n/a 1906 2

Power
C5 C5
Variant Introduced 1905 1906
Tractive Effort 13,321lbs
As C5
Inside Cylinders 19" x 26" (1 off)
As C5
Inside Valves 10"Piston
As C5
Inside Motion Stephenson
As C5
Outside Cylinders 21" x 26" (2 off)
As C5
Outside Valves Slide
As C5
Outside Motion Stephenson
As C5

Wheels
C5 C5
Pony 3' 6"
As C5
Drivers 6' 9"
As C5
Truck 4' 3"
As C5
Locomotive Wheelbase 27' 912"
As C5
Tender Wheelbase 13'
As C5
Total Wheelbase 51' 10"
As C5
Descriptive Wheelbase 6' 6" + 5' 9½" + 7' 3" + 8' 3" + (11' ½") + 6' 6" + 6' 6" = 51' 10"
As C5

Dimensions
C5 C5
Length (over buffers) 61' 1114"
As C5
Weight (in running order) 121t 12cwt
As C5
Weight (loco only) 73t 6cwt
As C5
Adhesive Weight 37t 0cwt
As C5
Maximum Axle Load 18t 10cwt
As C5
Water Capacity 4,000gal
As C5
Coal Capacity 6t 0cwt
As C5

Boiler & Firebox
C5 C5
Boiler Diagram 15
As C5
Boiler Max Diameter 5'
As C5
Boiler Barrel Length 15'
As C5
Boiler Pressure 180lbs
As C5
Firebox Length 8' 6"
As C5
Firebox Grate Area 28.24ft2
As C5
Firebox Heating Surface 154ft2
As C5
Tube Number 134
As C5
Tube Diameter 2"
As C5
Tube Area 1077ft2
As C5
Flue Elements 18
As C5
Flue Diameter 514"
As C5
Flue Area 380ft2
As C5
Total Evaporative Area 1611ft2
As C5
Superheater Elements 18
As C5
Superheater Element Diameter 1116"
As C5
Superheater Element Area 198ft2
As C5
Total Heating Area 1809ft2
As C5