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GNR/LNER Ivatt "C12" Class 4-4-2T

Class Types
GNR Class C2

Designer Ivatt
Introduced 1898
Pre-Grouping Great Northern Railway
Big Four London and North Eastern Railway
Description (1957) Class C12. G.N.R. Ivatt 5'8" 4-4-2T's consisting of 60 engines built between 1898 and 1907, mostly for London suburban services, being fitted with condensing apparatus for working through the Metropolitan tunnels. On being replaced by the larger N2 0-6-2T's, this apparatus was removed and the class drafted to work country branches. Ten of the class were scrapped prior to the war and consequently were not included in the 1946 renumbering scheme. Twenty were still running in 1957.
Wheels 4-4-2T
Number Built as C12 60
First in Service 02/1898
Last in Service 12/1958
Doncaster Works 60
BuilderOrder #DateSize
Doncaster Works 205 12/1897 10
Doncaster Works 212 01/1899 10
Doncaster Works 214 07/1899 10
Doncaster Works 223 05/1901 10
Doncaster Works 234 11/1903 10
Doncaster Works 250 06/1907 10

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