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BaR/GWR "B" Class 0-6-2T


Class Types
BaR Class B

General
Introduced 1889
Pre-Grouping Barry Railway
Big Four Great Western Railway
Description (1957) Barry Railway 0-6-2T's, the survivors of a numerous class built between 1888 and 1900, with 4' 3" driving wheels. The last of the class was withdrawn from regular service in 1951, but one or two had a longer lease of life, being retained as works shunters at Swindon before being broken up.
Wheels 0-6-2T
Number Built as B 4
First in Service 05/1889
Last in Service 10/1949
Manufacturers
ManufacturerTotal
Sharp Stewart 4
Orders
BuilderSponsorOrder #DateSize
Sharp Stewart  n/a 1888 15
Sharp Stewart  n/a 1889 10

Power
BARB B1
Variant Introduced 1889 1889

Wheels
BARB B1

Dimensions
BARB B1

Boiler & Firebox
BARB B1
Boiler Diagram   2A
Boiler Max Diameter   4' 612"
Boiler Min Diameter - tapered boiler   4' 5"
Boiler Barrel Length   10' 6"
Boiler Pressure   150lbs
Firebox Length   6' 9"
Firebox Grate Area   21ft2
Firebox Heating Surface   105ft2
Tube Number   181
Tube Diameter   2"
Tube Area   1021ft2
Total Evaporative Area   1126ft2
Total Heating Area   1126ft2