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LNWR/LMS Webb "1560" Class 0-6-2T - '18in Tank'


Class Types
LMS Class 2P
LNWR Class 1560
(Also known as) 18in Tank

General
Designer Francis Webb
Introduced 1898
Pre-Grouping London and North Western Railway
Big Four London, Midland & Scottish Railway
Wheels 0-6-2T
Number Built as 1560 80
First in Service 05/1898
Last in Service 02/1953
Manufacturers
ManufacturerTotal
Crewe Works 80
Orders
BuilderSponsorOrder #DateSize
Crewe Works  n/a 05/1898 10
Crewe Works  n/a 08/1898 10
Crewe Works  n/a 08/1899 10
Crewe Works  n/a 10/1899 10
Crewe Works  n/a 08/1900 10
Crewe Works  n/a 05/1901 10
Crewe Works  n/a 03/1902 10
Crewe Works  n/a 06/1902 10
Historical Data Radial tank version of 18in goods intended for suburban passenger work. Originally built with piston valves, a number were rebuilt with slide valves and several were motor fitted by the LMS.

Power
Variant Introduced 1898
Inside Cylinders 18" x 24" (2 off)
Inside Valves Piston
Inside Motion Joy

Wheels
Drivers 5'
Truck 3' 9"
Locomotive Wheelbase 22' 7"
Descriptive Wheelbase 7' 3" + 8' 3" + 6' 9" = 22' 3"

Dimensions
Weight (loco only) 52t 0cwt

Boiler & Firebox
Boiler Max Diameter 4' 2"
Boiler Barrel Length 9' 10"
Total Heating Area 1083ft2