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The nameplate of 4-6-2 Pacific 60163 'TORNADO'

 

A1 60163 TORNADO is based on a Peppercorn development of Class A2 Pacifics with larger driving wheels.

A new-build replica of the A H Peppercorn LNER class A2 pacific locomotive design was built because all the original A1 locomotives were scrapped!!!!!!

Built by the A1 Steam Locomotive Trust at Darlington - completed in 2008.

Technical detail specifications of locomotive 60163: Boiler pressure of 60163: 250 lbf/sq.in. superheated, Weight of 60163: loco 105.2 tons, tender 60.9  tons, Wheel diameter of 60163: 3' 2'', 6' 8", 3' 8", Valve gear of 60163: Walschaerts piston valves, Cylinders (diameter x stroke) of 60163: 19" x 26" (3), Tractive effort of 60163: 37310 lbf., BR Power classification of 60163: Class 8P, Route availability RA 9

60163 TORNADO in British Railways blue livery, LNER weekend, NYMR, October 2013

 

4-6-2 Pacific locomotive 60163 TORNADO entering Grosmont Tunnel

 

 

NYMR Autumn Steam Gala 2010

 60163 TORNADO getting coaled up at the start of the NYMR 2010 Autumn Steam Gala.

 

60163 TORNADO being prepared at Grosmont Depot (plus admirer!).

 

 

 

 

 

60163 running light at Grosmont

 

60163 TORNADO bringing a train from Pickering into Grosmont station

 

NYMR Autumn Steam Gala 2010 NYMR Autumn Steam Gala 2010

A squirrel seemed to be taking a chance as 60163 TORNADO was backing down into Grosmont station.

 

60163 TORNADO climbing up the Esk Valley with a Grosmont-Pickering train during the 2010 Autumn Steam Gala

 

 

 

60163 TORNADO descending to Grosmont with a train from Pickering.

 

60163 TORNADO ascending the bank at Green End.

 

60163 TORNADO passing Grosmont sheds and Ex BR standard class 2-6-0 locomotive 76079, with a steam train Pickering.

 

They were built from 1948-1949 and all were scrapped by British Railways by 1966, so the A1 Steam Locomotive Trust raised the funds to construct a 'new-build' at Darlington, which was completed in 2008.

 

Photographed before the nameplate was fitted in York NRM

 

The NEW Peppercorn A1 Class express passenger locomotive whose forbears worked the east coast mainline from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh.

 

 

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60163 TORNADO under repair in the workshops of York NRM

 

The chassis frames of the FLYING SCOTSMAN (left) and 60163 TORNADO (right) along side each other!

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