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BR 60010 DOMINION OF CANADA, LNER 4489

Ex LNER Gresley 4-6-2 Class A4 Pacific locomotive

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4489/60010 DOMINION OF CANADA, at Shildon 'Locomotion' NRM before repainting

4489/60010 DOMINION OF CANADA The pair of A4 Pacifics in the early morning sunshine at Shildon NRM soon after their return from Canada/USA in late 2012.

 

The same shot in the late afternoon sunshine in October 2012

 

The steam locomotive LNER 4489/60010 DOMINION OF CANADA was another Gresley A4 Pacific built at the famous Doncaster Plant Locomotive Works in 1937 at the famous Doncaster Plant works. After being scrapped by British Railways it ended up in the Canadian Railroad Museum

Technical detail specifications of locomotive 60010/4489: Boiler pressure of 60010/4489: 250 superheated lbf/sq.in., Weight of 60010/4489: loco 102.3 tons, tender 64.2 tons, Wheel diameter of 60010/4489: 3' 2'', 6' 8", 3' 8", Valve gear of 60010/4489: Walschaerts with derived motion for inside cylinder, piston valves, Cylinders (diameter x stroke) of 60010/4489: 18" x 26" (3), Tractive effort of 60010/4489:  lbf., BR Power classification of 60010/4489: Class 8P, Route availability RA 9

 

The steam locomotive 4489/60010 DOMINION OF CANADA was another Gresley A4 Pacific built in 1937 at the famous Doncaster Plant works. After being scrapped by British Railways it ended up in the Canadian Railroad Museum

 

60010 DOMINION OF CANADA, at York NRM  after repainting

BR 60010 LNER 4489 DOMINION OF CANADA standing in York NRM after being repainted in LNER express train blue livery.

 

 

BR 60010 LNER 4489 DOMINION OF CANADA is a very sleek splendid machine.

 

BR 60010 LNER 4489 DOMINION OF CANADA - at the rear of the tender you can see the facility to corridor join to the first coach of the express passenger train, enabling a change of train driver without having to stop at a station to do so.

 

The magnificent coat of arms was hand painted onto the side of the drivers cab of BR 60010 LNER 4489 DOMINION OF CANADA, the tender number is grey silver in colour, the LNER letters matching the number of wheels on the large tender.

 

60008 stands along side 4489 around the turntable of York NRM

 

Same streamlined profile, just different colours and numbering systems and 4489 carries a bell.

 

The meeting of three of the six surviving Gresley A4 Pacifics (60008/4496, 60010/4489 and 60022/4468)around the turntable of the Main Hall in York NRM museum. All six survivors are to meet up in the summer of 2013 in York.

"THE GREAT GATHERING" in York NRM in July 2013 of the six surviving Gresley Class A4 pacific locomotives that once worked the express passenger trains on the East Coast Mainline from London King's Cross to Edinburgh.

 

BR 60010 LNER 4489 DOMINION OF CANADA, in the company of other A4 Pacifics in York NRM 2013

 

(5) 60010/4489 DOMINION OF CANADA at another great gathering of the six surviving Gresley A4 Pacifics at Shildon in Feb 2014.

 


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