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45231's nameplate and valve gear "THE SHERWOOD FORESTER"

 

45231 waiting to depart from Whitby with the return steam excursion train to Grosmont.

The Stanier 4-6-0 'Black Fives' designed for passenger trains and express freight trains (mixed traffic 5MT rating).

Technical detail specifications of locomotive 45231/5231: Boiler pressure of 45231/5231: 225 lbf/sq.in., Weight of 45231/5231: loco 72.1 tons, tender 53.7 tons, Wheel diameter of 45231/5231: 3' 3'', 6' 0", Valve gear of 45231/5231: Walschaerts piston valves, Cylinders (diameter x stroke) of 45231/5231: 18" x 28" (O), Tractive effort of 45231/5231: 25450 lbf., BR Power classification of 45231/5231: Class 5MT

 

 

Above and below: Black Five 45231 "THE SHERWOOD FORESTER", built AW 1936, heading for Whitby with a steam excursion from Grosmont.

 

 

45231 approaching Ruswarp with a Whitby-Grosmont steam excursion.

 

45231 resting peacefully in rural tranquillity by the Grosmont carriage sheds after a days work on the NYMR.

 

Ex British Railways BR number 45231 THE SHERWOOD FORESTER waiting to leave for Scarborough with THE SCARBOROUGH SPA EXPRESS.

 

45231 is Ex LMS locomotive 5231 built in 1936 is one of the famous workhorses known as the "Black Fives' to a 4-6-0 design of Sir William A Stanier.

 

Black Five 45231 THE SHERWOOD FORESTER double heading with diesel 47760 at York Station for the start of  "The Scarborough Spa Express" in July 2013

 

Then for some reason 47760 and Black 5 45231 swapped around before starting off!

See also

BR 44767 GEORGE STEPHENSON Locomotive LMS/BR Stanier Black Five

BR 44806 Steam Locomotive LMS/BR Stanier Black Five

BR 44871 SOVEREIGN Locomotive LMS/BR Stanier Black Five

BR 44932 Steam Locomotive LMS/BR Stanier Black Five

BR 45000 LMS 5000 Locomotive LMS/BR Stanier Black Five

BR 45110 RAF BIGGIN HILL Locomotive LMS/BR Stanier Black Five

BR 45212 ROY 'CORKY' BROWN Locomotive LMS/BR Stanier Black Five

BR 45305 Locomotive LMS/BR Stanier Black Five

BR 45407 Locomotive THE LANCASHIRE FUSILIER  LMS/BR Stanier Black Five

BR 45428 ERIC TREACY Locomotive LMS/BR Stanier Black Five

BR 45491 Locomotive LMS 5491 Stanier Black Five

 

An anagram of 45231 running a real steam train in 1967 !

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A very grubby 'Black Five' steam locomotive, but still working in 1966 !!!

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