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GER/LNER Holden "E4" Class 2-4-0


Class Types
GER Class T26
LNER Class E4

General
Designer Holden
Introduced 1891
Pre-Grouping Great Eastern Railway
Big Four London and North Eastern Railway
Description (1957) Class E4, Great Eastern 5'8" mixed traffic 2-4-0's designed by Holden. There were originally 100 engines in the class built between 1891 and 1902, of which 82 were scrapped between 1926 and 1940. No further withdrawals were made after that date until the close of 1954 when Nos. 62782 and 62783 were taken out of traffic and many others have since followed, leaving only four in 1957.
Wheels 2-4-0
Number Built as E4 100
Number Scrapped 99
Number Preserved 1
First in Service 02/1891
Last in Service 12/1959
Manufacturers
ManufacturerTotal
Stratford Works 100
Orders
BuilderOrder #DateSize
Stratford Works T26 1891 10
Stratford Works Y26 1891 10
Stratford Works A27 1891 10
Stratford Works Z30 1892 10
Stratford Works A31 1892 10
Stratford Works C31 1892 10
Stratford Works I34 1894 10
Stratford Works X34 1894 10
Stratford Works L37 1896 10
Stratford Works S50 1900 10

Illustration
Copyright: Alan Whitehead c/o 53A Models
Power
Variant Introduced 1891
Tractive Effort 14,700lbs
Inside Cylinders 17.5" x 24" (2 off)
Inside Valves Slide
Inside Motion Stephenson

Wheels
Pony 4'
Drivers 5' 8"
Locomotive Wheelbase 16' 6"
Tender Wheelbase 12'
Total Wheelbase 36' 7"
Descriptive Wheelbase 7' 9" + 8' 9" + 8' 1" + 6' 6" + 5' 6" = 36' 7"

Dimensions
Length (over buffers) 48' 2"
Weight (loco only) 40t 6cwt
Adhesive Weight 26t 3cwt
Maximum Axle Load 14t 3cwt
Water Capacity 2,640gal
Coal Capacity 5t 0cwt

Boiler & Firebox
Boiler Diagram 32
Boiler Max Diameter 4' 4"
Boiler Barrel Length 10'
Boiler Pressure 160lbs
Boiler Pitch 7' 6"
Firebox Length 6'
Firebox Grate Area 18ft2
Firebox Heating Surface 100.9ft2
Tube Number 242
Tube Diameter 158"
Tube Area 1063.8ft2
Total Evaporative Area 1164.7ft2
Total Heating Area 1164.7ft2