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NER/LNER Worsdell "N8" Class 0-6-2T

Class Types
NER Class B
LNER Class N8

Designer Thomas Worsdell
Introduced 1886
Pre-Grouping North Eastern Railway
Big Four London and North Eastern Railway
Description (1957) Class N8 & Class N9. Class N8 consisted originally of 62 engines, 5'1" 0-6-2T's, built by T. W. Worsdell in 1886-90 for the North Eastern. As first 134 constructed they were Worsdell-von Borries 2-cylinder compounds, but were later all converted to simples and some fitted with superheaters and/or piston valves. No. 69390 was the only locomotive of the class still running in 1956. Class N9 were 20 somewhat similar engines built new as simples 135 in 1893-94 by Wilson Worsdell, and all scrapped by 1955.
Wheels 0-6-2T
Number Built as N8 62
First in Service 06/1886
Last in Service 10/1956
Darlington Works 54
Gateshead Works 8

Variant Introduced 1886



Boiler & Firebox