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GNR/LNER Gresley "J50" Class 0-6-0T


Class Types
GNR Class J23
LNER Class J50

General
Designer Gresley
Introduced 1922
Pre-Grouping Great Northern Railway
Big Four London and North Eastern Railway
Description (1957) Class J50. Great Northern Gresley 0-6-0T's with 4'8" wheels. The class consists of 102 engines built between 1913 and 1937, all of which are still running in 1957.
Wheels 0-6-0T
Number Built as J50 72
First in Service 10/1922
Last in Service 09/1963
Manufacturers
ManufacturerTotal
Doncaster Works 88
Gorton Works 14
Orders
BuilderOrder #DateSize
Doncaster Works 296 1922 10
Doncaster Works 300 1924 10
Doncaster Works 306 1926 10
Doncaster Works 307 1926 9
Doncaster Works 308 1926 10
Doncaster Works 309 1927 3
Doncaster Works 318 1930 6
Gorton Works n/a 1938 8
Gorton Works n/a 1939 6

Illustration
Copyright: Gerald Robinson
Power
J50/1 J51/2 rebuild Steam braked Vacuum braked
Variant Introduced 1929 1929 1926
As J50/1
Miscellaneous Differences J51/1 rebuild
As J50/1
As J50/1

Wheels
J50/1 J51/2 rebuild Steam braked Vacuum braked

Dimensions
J50/1 J51/2 rebuild Steam braked Vacuum braked

Boiler & Firebox
J50/1 J51/2 rebuild Steam braked Vacuum braked