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GCR/LNER Robinson "B8" Class 4-6-0


Class Types
GCR Class 1A
LNER Class B8

General
Designer John Robinson
Introduced 1913
Pre-Grouping Great Central Railway
Big Four London and North Eastern Railway
Description (1957) Class B8, originally 11 engines. Robinson's `Glenalmond' mixed express freight engines built for the Great Central between 1913-15. 5'7" wheels. All scrapped between 1947 and 1949.
Wheels 4-6-0
Number Built as B8 11
Number Scrapped 11
First in Service 06/1913
Last in Service 23/04/1949
Manufacturers
ManufacturerTotal
Gorton Works 11
Orders
BuilderSponsorOrder #DateSize
Gorton Works  n/a 1913 11

Illustration
Copyright: Phil Seaford
Power
Variant Introduced 1913

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