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BR Standard Riddles "Standard Class 5" Class 4-6-0


General
Designer Riddles
Introduced 1951
Description (1957) Standard 'Class 5' mixed traffic 4-6-0's, based largely on the similar L.M.S. design introduced by Sir William Stanier in 1934. The British Railways' version first appeared in 1951 and construction proceeded until 1957. The class have 6' 2" driving wheels and 2 outside cylinders 19" x 28". Nos. 73125-73154 have Caprotti valve gear.
Wheels 4-6-0
Number Built as BR5 172
First in Service 04/1951
Last in Service 08/1968
Manufacturers
ManufacturerTotal
Crewe Works 10
Derby Works 120
Doncaster Works 42

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