Great Western 0 6 2 Tank Classes

The book has nearly 40,000 words of text and around 300 black & white photographs.

Great Western  0 6 2 Tank Classes

Author: David Maidment

Publisher: Pen and Sword Transport

ISBN: 1526752085

Page: 272

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After tackling the GW pannier tanks in his ‘Locomotive Portfolios’ for Pen & Sword, author David Maidment seeks out descriptions and photographs of the GW 0-6-2 tank engines, the majority of which were built by the Rhymney, Taff Vale, Barry and other Welsh railways from the last decade or so of the nineteenth century onwards. The engines of eight different companies, absorbed by the GWR in 1922, are described and illustrated, and the way in which many were modernised and rebuilt at Swindon or Caerphilly Works in the 1920s. Charles Collett was, however, faced with a motive power crisis in the mining valleys at the Grouping, as many of the companies had economised on essential maintenance as the GW’s take-over drew near, and he had to hurriedly design a standard 0-6-2T to complement and bolster their work as the powerful GW 2-8-0Ts were too heavy and wide for many of the Cardiff valleys. These engines, the 56XX & 66XX classes, became part of the South Wales scene between 1925 and 1964, mainly running the coal traffic between pits and docks, although they dominated Cardiff Valley passenger services until the influx of BR 3MT 2-6-2Ts and GW 41XX 2-6-2Ts in 1954/5. The book has nearly 40,000 words of text and around 300 black & white photographs.

Locomotive Railway Carriage and Wagon Review

London and South Western Ry . , 4 - 6 - 2 Tank Engine . ... Great Northern Ry . ,
three - cylinder 4 - 6 - 2 Engine . ... 117 , 141 , 186 , 202 , 239 , 272 , 292 , 366
Midland and Great Northern Joint Ry , and its Locomotives . ... 46 Belgian State
Rys . , 2 - 8 - 0 Freight Engines 128 Bell Industrial Locomotive with Oil - fired
Boiler 162 Berliet Motor Cars for French Light Rys . ... 95 Mutual Improvement
Classes .

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The Engineer

In other respects , this engine did not chronicled by former articles undoubtedly
Horwich fitted two 0-6-0 type engines ( Fig . ... Lancashire and Yorkshire Great
Western greatest single improvements made in loco Type Freight Freight
Passenger ... of a long line of eminently successful locoSuperheater 191.1 307-
52 motive classes , terminating with C. B. Combined 1,061 ... 4-4-2 side tank
engine specially built introduced to a design prepared by W. P. Referring to the L.
and Y. engines ...

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Shrewsbury

Most goods traffic was hauled by the pannier tanks . Other Great Western
locomotives included the Collett 0 - 6 - 0 and 2 - 6 - 0 classes that had been there
since before the war and were to last almost to the last years of steam . ' Kings '
were ...

Shrewsbury

Author: Richard K. Morriss

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Modern Railway Working

Tank Engines for Express Work — 0 - 4 - 4 Type - 0 - 6 - 0 Type - 0 - 6 - 2 Type - 0
- 6 - 4 Type - 4 - 4 - 4 TypeEarlier 262 Type — The 2 - 4 - 2 Forerunners on
the Great Western and Lancashire and Yorkshire - Later 262 Type4 - 4 - 2 ...

Modern Railway Working

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The Railway Magazine

The Cambrian had provided one of its long - lived 2 - 4 - 0 tanks and a bogie
saloon trailer converted from two six - wheelers ... Although the Great Western
continued to equip its engines with control gear , the older types were gradually
wearing out ... As a result of these experiments , two classes of auto - fitted 0 - 6 -
0 pannier - tanks were evolved , the “ 54xx " class whose 25 engines were fitted
with 5 ft .

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Great Western

Other very extensively built classes emerged from Swindon Works during the
Collett régime . The need for a more powerful mixed traffic type than the
Churchward 2 - 6 - 0 prompted an experiment with the 6 ft 8 in 4 - 6 - 0 Saint
Martin , which was rebuilt with 6 ft coupled wheels . ... inside - cylinder 0 - 6 - 2
tanks almost exclusively prompted the building of a Great Western 0 - 6 - 2 tank
class , ultimately 200 ...

Great Western

Author: Cecil John Allen

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Monthly Bulletin

There ment of the exhaust cams is somewhat has also been a good deal of
rebuilding similar , but only three different ... Raven ' s 4 - 6 - 2 engines , made to
standard classes , and two of the built by the late North Eastern Railway 4 - 4 - 0
three ... of a camshaft which others which have not been so dealt with . obtains a
rotary motion by means of On the Great Western ... The steam inlet cams further 0
- 6 - 2 and 0 - 6 - 0 tank engines , for each cylinder are made in two sepa - either
built at ...

Monthly Bulletin

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On Railways at Home and Abroad

( and , I think , the neatest ) 2 - 6 - 2 tank of them all in 1946 , when his ' 1200
series appeared . For shunting work , large numbers of a standard 0 - 6 - 0T
based on a Midland design have been turned out , and are sturdy little ... On the
Great Western , the standard tank engine type for passenger and suburban
duties is the 2 - 6 - 2 . ... Around London and other large cities the largest classes
of the 2 - 6 - 2 tanks are used , and very fine engines they are capable of a fair
turn of speed .

On Railways at Home and Abroad

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The Railway News

engines far from their own lines which has become usual during Great Northern
Railway . ... New 0 - 6 - 0 tank Wellingborough and Child ' s Hill , but one or two of
the Somerengines designed by Mr . P . Drummond . set and Dorset superheater ...

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The Locomotive News and Railway Contractor

Wanted , num ( 102 ) London and South - Western Railway.bers and sheds of the
( 0 ) -4-4T and 0-4-2 tender ( a ) Numbers of engines stabled at Strawberry
engines . Hill . ... a ) Wanted , 423. ( c ) G.W.R. 4-6-2 No. 111 ; 4-6-0 No. 2931
numbers of 2-8-0 class at Southall . and 4046 classes . ... 367 ) . tender engines
of classes 29 , 33 , 37 , 38 , 41 , and the tank engines of classes 22 and 31 had
their ( !

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Bulletin of the International Railway Congress Association English Edition

3); (6) 0-8-0 superheater mineral engines, London & North Western Railway (sig.
... class; (13) 2-4-2 superheater tank engines, Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway; (
14) 0-6-0 superheater goods engines, Great ... 2, 5, 11 and 16 are novel classes
as regards the railways concerned, though similar types are in use on other lines.

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The Steel Highway

For heavy mineral service , over short distances , there have been built 2 - 8 - 0
tank engines — again a favourite Great Western type - as well as 4 - 6 - 2 and 2 -
6 - 4 classes . Shunting is mostly performed by 0 - 6 - 0 tanks , of which enormous
 ...

The Steel Highway

Author: Cecil John Allen

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Great Western King Class 4 6 0s

... Great Western Moguls and Prairies, Pen & Sword, 2016 Southern Urie and
Maunsell 2-cylinder 4-6-0s, Pen & Sword, ... Pen & Sword, 2019 Great Western
Panniers, Pen & Sword, 2019 Great Western, 0-6-2 Tank Classes, Pen & Sword,
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Great Western  King Class 4 6 0s

Author: David Maidment

Publisher: Pen and Sword Transport

ISBN: 1526739860

Page: 272

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Built by Collett in 1927 after pressure to restore the GWR’s pre-eminence in motive power and cope with increasing traffic post-war to the Devon and Cornwall holiday resorts, the thirty Kings were the final development of the Churchward Stars and the 1923 Castles and remained on top-link main line duty until their final replacement by the ‘Western’ class 52 diesel hydraulics in 1962. The book includes an insight into the thinking of some of Collett’s senior staff at the end of the 1930s and the eventual transformation in the latter years with redraughting and double chimneys. As well as describing their design and construction, the book covers comprehensively their operation and performance backed up by many recorded logs on all main GW/WR routes over which they were permitted. The author had close experience of the class when working at Old Oak Common between 1957 and 1962 and includes a chapter of his experiences with them including many footplate trips (as a management trainee, he was greeted with glee by many firemen who would hand him the shovel). The book includes over 300 photographs of which 100 are in color.

Locomotives

A Complete History of the World's Great Locomotives and Fabulous Train
Journeys Colin Garratt, Max Wade-Matthews ... Jinty 0 - 6 - 0 , of which more than
500 were built , and the Great Western 5700 - class 0 - 6 - 0 pannier tanks ,
totalling 863 examples . Many more classes of 0 - 6 - 0 and even 0 - 8 - 0 tanks
would have been built for shunting had not these forms of ... Tractive effort 2 , 255
lbs • LEFT Britain ' s Great Western Railway adopted the pannier tank for
shunting operations .

Locomotives

Author: Colin Garratt

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Covers all areas of locomotive history from 1950 to the end of the 20th century.