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GER/LNER Holden "J66" Class 0-6-0T


Class Types
GER Class T18
LNER Class J66

General
Designer Holden
Introduced 1886
Pre-Grouping Great Eastern Railway
Big Four London and North Eastern Railway
Description (1957) Class J66. Fifty 4'0" 0-6-0T's built by Holden from 1886-88 for the Great Eastern. All were withdrawn by 1954, except Nos. 68370/8, 68382/3, the first three of which were renumbered in 1953 into the Departmental stock as Nos. 32, 36 and 31 respectively. No. 68383 was withdrawn in 1955, but the three Departmental engines are still in service in 1957.
Wheels 0-6-0T
Number Built as J66 50
First in Service 05/1886
Last in Service 10/1955
Manufacturers
ManufacturerTotal
Stratford Works 50
Orders
BuilderOrder #DateSize
Stratford Works T18 04/1886 10
Stratford Works K19 12/1886 20
Stratford Works H21 04/1888 10
Stratford Works T21 09/1888 10

Illustration
Copyright: Tony Hisgett
Power
Tractive Effort 16,970lbs
Inside Cylinders 16.5" x 22" (2 off)
Inside Valves Slide
Inside Motion Stephenson

Wheels
Drivers 4'
Total Wheelbase 13' 4"
Descriptive Wheelbase 6' 4" + 7' 0" = 13' 4"

Dimensions
Length (over buffers) 28' 212"
Weight (in running order) 40t 6cwt
Maximum Axle Load 15t 1cwt
Water Capacity 1,000gal
Coal Capacity 2t 5cwt

Boiler & Firebox
Boiler Diagram 39
Boiler Max Diameter 4' 2"
Boiler Barrel Length 9' 1"
Boiler Pressure 160lbs
Boiler Pitch 6' 9"
Firebox Length 4' 6"
Firebox Grate Area 12.4ft2
Firebox Heating Surface 78ft2
Tube Number 227
Tube Diameter 158"
Tube Area 909.4ft2
Total Evaporative Area 987.4ft2