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LYR/LMS Hughes "1546" Class 0-8-0


General
Designer George Hughes
Introduced 1912
Pre-Grouping Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
Big Four London, Midland & Scottish Railway
Wheels 0-8-0
Number Built as 1546 115
Manufacturers
ManufacturerTotal
Horwich Works 154
Orders
BuilderSponsorOrder #DateSize
Horwich Works  70 11/1912 20
Horwich Works  71 07/1913 20
Horwich Works  72 03/1914 10
Horwich Works  73 09/1916 20
Horwich Works  76 01/1919 20
Horwich Works  77 03/1919 20
Horwich Works  78 11/1920 5

Power
1546 1546 1546 1546
Variant Introduced 1912 1912 1912 1912
Miscellaneous Differences Horwich plug superheater Robinson superheater Top & Bottom 20-element superheater Top & Bottom 28-element superheater
Inside Cylinders 21.5" x 26" (2 off) 21.5" x 26" (2 off) 21.5" x 26" (2 off) 21.5" x 26" (2 off)
Inside Motion Joy Joy Joy Joy

Wheels
1546 1546 1546 1546
Drivers 4' 6" 4' 6" 4' 6" 4' 6"
Locomotive Wheelbase 16' 8" 16' 8" 16' 8" 16' 8"
Descriptive Wheelbase 5' 11½" + 5' 2¼" + 5' 2¼" = 16' 4" (engine only) 5' 11½" + 5' 2¼" + 5' 2¼" = 16' 4" (engine only) 5' 11½" + 5' 2¼" + 5' 2¼" = 16' 4" (engine only) 5' 11½" + 5' 2¼" + 5' 2¼" = 16' 4" (engine only)

Dimensions
1546 1546 1546 1546
Weight (loco only) 66t 4cwt 66t 4cwt 66t 4cwt 66t 4cwt

Boiler & Firebox
1546 1546 1546 1546
Boiler Diagram Hughes Plug s/h Hughes Robinson s/h Hughes Top/Bottom s/h 20 Hughes Top/Bottom s/h 28
Boiler Notes Hughes boiler with Horwich plug type superheater Hughes boiler with Robinson superheater Hughes boiler with top and bottom 20 element superheater Hughes boiler with top and bottom 20 element superheater
Boiler Max Diameter 5' 814" 5' 814" 5' 814" 5' 814"
Boiler Barrel Length 15' 15' 15' 15'
Flue Elements     20 28
Total Heating Area   2321.6ft2 2268.9ft2 2243.6ft2