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GCR/LNER Robinson "J63" Class 0-6-0T


Class Types
GCR Class 5A

General
Designer Robinson
Introduced 1906
Pre-Grouping Great Central Railway
Big Four London and North Eastern Railway
Description (1957) Class J63. G.C.R. 3'6" 0-6-0T's, a side tank version of class J62, comprising 7 locomotives built between 1906 and 1914 for shunting in Immingham docks. All scrapped by 1957.
Wheels 0-6-0T
Number Built as J63 7
First in Service 08/1906
Last in Service 25/02/1957
Manufacturers
ManufacturerTotal
Gorton Works 7

Power
Variant Introduced 1906
Tractive Effort 10,260lbs
Outside Cylinders 13" x 20" (2 off)
Outside Valves 13"Slide
Outside Motion 20

Wheels
Drivers 3' 6"
Total Wheelbase 12'
Descriptive Wheelbase 6' 0" + 6' 0"

Dimensions
Length (over buffers) 26' 1112"
Weight (in running order) 37t 9cwt
Maximum Axle Load 13t 4cwt
Water Capacity 950gal
Coal Capacity 1t 10cwt

Boiler & Firebox
Boiler Diagram 24
Boiler Max Diameter 3' 61516"
Boiler Barrel Length 9' 3"
Boiler Pressure 150lbs
Boiler Pitch 6'
Firebox Length 4' 6"
Firebox Grate Area 11.43ft2
Firebox Heating Surface 60ft2
Tube Number 124
Tube Diameter 134"
Tube Area 530ft2
Total Evaporative Area 590ft2
Total Heating Area 590ft2