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NER/LNER Worsdell "T1" Class 4-8-0T


Class Types
NER Class X

General
Designer Worsdell
Introduced 1909
Pre-Grouping North Eastern Railway
Big Four London and North Eastern Railway
Description (1957) Class T1. North Eastern 3-cylinder 4'7" 4-8-0T's, designed for heavy shunting duties. Ten engines were built in 1909 and a further 5 in 1925. Two of the original lot were scrapped in 1937, but the remainder were all still in service until 1955, two more being withdrawn in that year and others since.
Wheels 4-8-0T
Number Built as T1 15
First in Service 09/1909
Last in Service 06/1961
Manufacturers
ManufacturerTotal
Darlington Works 5
Gateshead Works 10

Power
Variant Introduced 1909
Tractive Effort 34,080lbs
Inside Cylinders 18" x 26" (1 off)
Inside Valves 8.75"Piston
Inside Motion Stephenson
Outside Cylinders 18" x 26" (2 off)
Outside Valves Piston
Outside Motion Stephenson

Wheels
Pony 3' 114"
Drivers 4' 714"
Total Wheelbase 29'
Descriptive Wheelbase 6' 6" + 7' 3" + 5' 1" + 5' 1" + 5' 1"

Dimensions
Length (over buffers) 42' 1"
Weight (in running order) 85t 8cwt
Adhesive Weight 67t 12cwt
Maximum Axle Load 18t 0cwt
Water Capacity 2,500gal
Coal Capacity 4t 5cwt

Boiler & Firebox
Boiler Diagram 61
Boiler Max Diameter 4' 9"
Boiler Barrel Length 11'
Boiler Pressure 175lbs
Boiler Pitch 8' 2"
Firebox Length 8'
Firebox Grate Area 23ft2
Firebox Heating Surface 127ft2
Tube Number 225
Tube Diameter 134"
Tube Area 1168ft2
Total Evaporative Area 1295ft2