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NBR/LNER Drummond "G8" Class 0-4-4T


Class Types
LNER Class G8

General
Designer Drummond
Introduced 1877
Pre-Grouping North British Railway
Big Four London and North Eastern Railway
Wheels 0-4-4T
Number Built as G8 6
Number Scrapped 6
First in Service 06/1877
Last in Service 09/1925
Manufacturers
ManufacturerTotal
Cowlairs Works 6
Orders
BuilderOrder #DateSize
Cowlairs Works n/a 1877 6

Power
G8 G8
Variant Introduced 1877 1882
Tractive Effort   12,817lbs
Inside Cylinders 17" x 24" (2 off)
As G8
Inside Valves Slide
As G8
Inside Motion Stephenson
As G8

Wheels
G8 G8
Drivers 5' 9"
As G8
Truck 3' 6"
As G8
Total Wheelbase   22'
Descriptive Wheelbase   7' 6" + 8' 0" + 6' 6" = 22' 0"

Dimensions
G8 G8
Length (over buffers) 30' 012" 32' 512"
Weight (in running order) 45t 0cwt 47t 7cwt
Adhesive Weight 28t 0cwt 31t 15cwt
Maximum Axle Load 17t 0cwt 16t 8cwt
Water Capacity 980gal 1,290gal
Coal Capacity 1t 10cwt 1t 14cwt

Boiler & Firebox
G8 G8
Boiler Pitch 7' 2"
As G8