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LNWR Webb "Greater Britain" Class 2-(2-2)-2


Class Types
LNWR Class Greater Britain

General
Designer Francis Webb
Introduced 1891
Pre-Grouping London and North Western Railway
Wheels 2-(2-2)-2
Number Built as Greater Britain 10
Number Scrapped 10
First in Service 10/1891
Last in Service 07/1907
Manufacturers
ManufacturerTotal
Crewe Works 10
Orders
BuilderSponsorOrder #DateSize
Crewe Works  n/a 10/1891 1
Crewe Works  n/a 05/1893 1
Crewe Works  n/a 04/1894 8
Historical Data Howe Stephenson link motion, combustion chamber in boiler

Power
Variant Introduced 1891
Inside Cylinders 30" x 24" (1 off)
Inside Motion Howe Stephenson
Outside Cylinders 15" x 24" (2 off)
Outside Motion Howe Stephenson

Wheels
Pony 3' 1012"
Drivers 6' 10"
Truck 3' 1012"
Locomotive Wheelbase 23' 8"
Descriptive Wheelbase 8' 5" + 8' 3" + 7' 0" = 23' 8" (engine only)

Dimensions
Weight (loco only) 52t 0cwt
Water Capacity 2,000gal

Boiler & Firebox
Boiler Diagram GB
Boiler Max Diameter 4' 3"
Boiler Barrel Length 18' 6"
Total Heating Area 1505.7ft2