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BR Standard Riddles "Duke" Class 4-6-2


General
Designer Riddles
Introduced 1954
Description (1957) Duke of Gloucester, 3 cylinders 18" x 28", 6' 2" driving wheels, and fitted with Caprotti valve gear. Built in 1954 as the prototype of a new standard design for top-link main line duties, it was unfortunately destined to remain the sole representative of its class, through the abandonment of the new construction of steam locomotives.
Wheels 4-6-2
Number Built as DUKE 1
First in Service 05/1954
Last in Service 24/11/1962
Manufacturers
ManufacturerTotal
Crewe Works 1

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Variant Introduced 1954

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