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LNER Gresley "K4" Class 2-6-0


Class Types
LNER Class K4

General
Designer Sir Nigel Gresley
Introduced 1937
Grouping Company London and North Eastern Railway
Description (1957) Class K4. Gresley 5'2" 3-cylinder engines for the West Highland line, built 1937-38. No. 61997 was rebuilt by Thompson in 1945 with 2 cylinders and reclassified K1, forming the prototype for the new series commencing 62001 built in 1949-50.
Wheel Arrangement 2-6-0
Number Built as K4 6
First in Service 01/1937
Last in Service 18/12/1961
Manufacturers
ManufacturerTotal
Darlington Works 6
Orders
BuilderSponsorOrder #DateSize
Darlington Works  n/a 10/1936 1
Darlington Works  n/a 02/1938 5

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Power
Variant Introduced 1937

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