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LYR/LMS Hughes "1501" Class 0-8-2T


General
Designer George Hughes
Introduced 1908
Pre-Grouping Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
Big Four London, Midland & Scottish Railway
Wheels 0-8-2T
Number Built as 1501 5
Number Scrapped 5
First in Service 03/1908
Last in Service 10/1929
Manufacturers
ManufacturerTotal
Horwich Works 5
Orders
BuilderSponsorOrder #DateSize
Horwich Works  59 03/1908 5
Historical Data Heavy and rather brutish looking tank engines designed for heavy banking working around Merseyside and Manchester. The centre two axles were flangeless to allow use on tight radius curves.

Power
Variant Introduced 1908
Inside Cylinders 21.5" x 26" (2 off)

Wheels
Drivers 4' 6"
Truck 3' 8"
Total Wheelbase 24'
Descriptive Wheelbase 6' 0" + 6' 0" + 6' 0" + 6' 0" = 24' 0"

Dimensions
Weight (in running order) 84t 0cwt
Water Capacity 2,000gal
Coal Capacity 3t 0cwt

Boiler & Firebox
Boiler Diagram Hughes 5' 8½"
Boiler Max Diameter 5' 814"
Boiler Barrel Length 13'
Boiler Pressure 180lbs
Total Heating Area 2198ft2