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Steam Locomotive 60800 GREEN ARROW

Ex BR/LNER 4771 Gresley Class V2 2-6-2

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LNER Class V2 2-6-2 No. 4771 GREEN ARROW (Ex British Railways NE region BR No. 60800) was designed by the great LNER engineer Nigel Gresley for express passenger and freight trains ('mixed traffic'). She was built at Doncaster in 1936 and worked mainly on the East Coast mainline. BR No. 60800 and LNER numbers 4771 and 800.

Technical detail specifications of locomotive 60800/4771: Boiler pressure of 60800/4771: 220 lbf/sq.in. superheated, Weight of 60800/4771: 93.1 tons, tender 52.0 tons, Wheel diameter of 60800/4771: 3' 2'', 6' 2", 3' 8", Valve gear of 60800/4771: Walschaerts with derived motion for inside cylinder, piston valves, Cylinders (diameter x stroke) of 60800/4771: 18" x 26" (3), Tractive effort of 60800/4771: 33730 lbf., BR Power classification of 60800/4771: Class 6MT, Route availability RA 6

 

GREEN ARROW is a beautiful looking locomotive and knows it!

 

Driving wheels, cylinders, valve gear and link motion of 4771.

 

4771 was built at the famous 'Plant' works at Doncaster in 1936.

 

60800 GREEN ARROW  2-6-2 Class V2 steam locomotive built as LNER 4771 (800) at Doncaster in 1936 for express passenger trains and express freight trains, in York NRM

 

 

 

 

Visiting the NYMR, unfortunately Ex LNER Class V2 locomotive 2-6-2 LNER 4771-800, BR 60800 GREEN ARROW built at Doncaster Works in 1936 to a Gresley design for express passenger and freight trains, suffered boiler problems on the NYMR, so never saw it in action!

 


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