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GCR/LNER Parker "J9" Class 0-6-0


Class Types
GCR Class 9B
GCR Class 9E
LNER Class J9

General
Designer Thomas Parker
Rebuilt By Pollitt
Introduced 1891
Pre-Grouping Company Great Central Railway
Grouping Company London and North Eastern Railway
Wheel Arrangement 0-6-0
Number Built as J9 31
Manufacturers
ManufacturerTotal
Neilson, Reid & Co. 25
Gorton Works 6
Orders
BuilderSponsorOrder #DateSize
Neilson, Reid & Co.  n/a 1891 25
Gorton Works  n/a 1894 6
Classification Southern Area 1
Scottish Southern Area C
Engine Diagrams
DiagramDetails
Section C, 1924 Different journal and crank pin sizes for Nos. 5645-69 and 5738-43. Chimney height wrongly shown as 12ft. 8¼in. (should have been 13ft. 3in.)
Section C, 1927 Different journals as 1924. Part 1 for engines retaining G.C. chimney. Part 2 for engines altered to L.N.E.R. gauge.

Power
Tractive Effort 18,781lbs
Inside Cylinders 18" x 26" (2 off)
Inside Valves Slide
Inside Motion Joy

Wheels
Drivers 5' 1"
Locomotive Wheelbase 16' 6"
Tender Wheelbase 13'
Total Wheelbase 38' 9"
Descriptive Wheelbase 7' 11" + 8' 7" + 9' 3" + 6' 6" + 6' 6" = 38' 9"

Dimensions
Length (over buffers) 51' 178"
Weight (in running order) 78t 4cwt
Weight (loco only) 40t 18cwt
Adhesive Weight 40t 18cwt
Maximum Axle Load 15t 10cwt
Water Capacity 3,080gal
Coal Capacity 5t 0cwt

Boiler & Firebox
Boiler Diagram 21
Boiler Notes Robinson GCR Standard No 1 boiler
Boiler Max Diameter 4' 4"
Boiler Barrel Length 10' 818"
Boiler Pressure 160lbs
Boiler Pitch 7' 412"
Firebox Type Belpaire
Firebox Length 6'
Firebox Grate Area 18.3ft2
Firebox Heating Surface 99ft2
Tube Number 190
Tube Diameter 134"
Tube Area 964ft2
Total Evaporative Area 1063ft2
Total Heating Area 1063ft2