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NBR/LNER Holmes "J83" Class 0-6-0T


Class Types
NBR Class D
LNER Class J83

General
Designer Holmes
Introduced 1900
Pre-Grouping North British Railway
Big Four London and North Eastern Railway
Description (1957) Class J83. N.B.R. Holmes 4'6" 0-6-0T's, comprising 40 engines built from 1900 to 1901. All still running in 1956, except No. 8462 which was scrapped in 1947, and five others followed in 1956.
Wheels 0-6-0T
Number Built as J83 40
First in Service 08/1900
Last in Service 29/12/1962
Manufacturers
ManufacturerTotal
Neilson, Reid & Co. 20
Sharp Stewart 20
Orders
BuilderOrder #DateSize
Neilson, Reid & Co. n/a 1900 20
Sharp Stewart n/a 1901 20

Illustration
Copyright: Gerald Robinson
Power
Tractive Effort 17,744lbs
Inside Cylinders 17" x 26" (2 off)
Inside Valves Slide
Inside Motion Stephenson

Wheels
Drivers 4' 6"
Total Wheelbase 15' 6"
Descriptive Wheelbase 7' 6" + 8' 0" = 15' 6"

Dimensions
Length (over buffers) 30' 212"
Weight (in running order) 45t 5cwt
Maximum Axle Load 17t 8cwt
Water Capacity 800gal
Coal Capacity 1t 10cwt

Boiler & Firebox
Boiler Diagram 84
Boiler Max Diameter 4' 5"
Boiler Barrel Length 10' 1"
Boiler Pressure 150lbs
Boiler Pitch 7' 2"
Firebox Length 5' 5"
Firebox Grate Area 17ft2
Firebox Heating Surface 100ft2
Tube Number 200
Tube Diameter 134"
Tube Area 950ft2
Total Evaporative Area 1050ft2
Total Heating Area 1050ft2