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Technical detail specifications of locomotive B1 LNER 1264/BR 61264: Boiler pressure of 1264/61264: 225 lbf/sq.in. superheated, Weight of 1264/61264: loco 71.2 tons, tender 52.0 tons, Wheel diameter of 1264/61264: 3' 2'', 6' 2", Valve gear of 1264/61264: Walschaerts piston valves, Cylinders (diameter x stroke) of 1264/61264: 20" x 26" (O), Tractive effort of 1264/61264: 26880 lbf., BR Power classification of 1264/61264: Class 5MT, Route availability RA 5

Thompson B1 61264 posing as B1 61002 IMPALA, LNER weekend, NYMR, October 2013

 

61264 is a handsome locomotive - I like the neat lines of the boiler!

 

B1 61264 at the head of the 'WHITBY FLYER' from York to Whitby (18/03/17) seen here between Castleton Moor and Danby stations. (76084 in rear)

 

Portrait of Thompson B1 61264 as '61034 CHIU', Grosmont at the NYMR Autumn Steam Gala 2014

 

40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: B1 61264 as the real 61264! waits to leave Grosmont Station with the YORKSHIRE COAST EXPRESS bound for Pickering

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala May 2014: B1 61264 disguised as 61034 CHIRU near Grosmont station

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala May 2014: 61034 CHIRU aka 61264

 

Thompson B1 61264 waits and then departs from Whitby station with the NYMR YORKSHIRE COAST EXPRESS in April 2014

B1 61264, with Whitby Abbey high up on the distant cliffs across the harbour

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala May 2014: above & below Portrait of B1 61264 as 61034 CHIRU passing Grosmont sheds with a workers freight train

 

40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: B1 61264 leaves Grosmont with a Pickering train

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala May 2014: Thompson B1 61264 (as 61034 CHIRU) leaving Grosmont station with a train for Pickering

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: Steam locomotive B1 61264 impersonating B1 61002 IMPALA as a nostalgic gesture to when B1 61002 pulled steam trains from Whitby to Grosmont, Pickering and beyond.

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala May 2014: B1 61264 as 61034 CHIRU with a short freight train at Grosmont station

 

The makers name plate and number definitely shows the locomotive really is B1 61264 built by the London & North Easter Railway by the North British Locomotive Co. in 1947.

 

40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: B1 61264 waits to leave Grosmont station with a steam train for Whitby Town

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala May 2014: 61034 CHIRU (ex B1 61264) entering Grosmont tunnel with a train for Pickering.

 

Ex LNER/BR 4-6-0 Class B1 No. 61264 (LNER locomotive 1264) built to an Edward Thompson design at NBL 1947, here shown leaving Grosmont with a train for Pickering. 61264 comes from the Barrow Hill Roundhouse in the English Midlands.

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala May 2014: 61034 CHIRU (B1 61264) running light through Grosmont station

 

B1 61264 climbing the last of Beckhole bank entering Goathland station with a Grosmont-Pickering train.

 

61264, on Network Rail, passing through Sleights with a Whitby-Grosmont excursion train.

 

61264 heading south near Fylingdales Moor with a Grosmont-Pickering train.

 

61264 heading north through Newtondale with a Pickering-Grosmont train.

 

61264 heading north towards Goathland near Fylingdales Moor with a Pickering-Grosmont train.

 

61264 passing through Castleton on the North York Moors, working an NYMR steam special excursion between Battersby Junction and Grosmont, but here working on the Network Rail tracks of the Middlesbrough-Whitby Esk Valley Line.

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: In Grosmont locomotive depot steam locomotives A4 Pacific 60007 SIR NIGEL GRESLEY and B1 61264 (disguised as 61002 IMPALA) await their day's work

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: B1 61264 as 61002 IMPALA awaits at Grosmont. 61264 carries the shed plate code 50A of York locomotive depot.

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: A nice portrait of steam locomotive B1 61002 IMPALA (really 61264) with attractive cream and Whitby Carmine coaching stock.

 

NYMR 40th Anniversary Festival Spring Steam Gala 2013: B1 61264 alias 61002 IMPALA pulls out of Grosmont station with a steam train for Goathland, Levisham and Pickering. (its a top and tail train, see below)

 

Thompson B1 locomotive 61264 disguised as B1 61002 IMPALA leaving Goathland station with a train for Pickering on the NYMR

 

Thompson steam locomotive B1 61264 pretending to be B1 61034 CHIRU at Whitby station (new platform!), with lots of people waiting for '61264' to depart with the train for Grosmont and Pickering.

B1 61264 as '61034 CHIRU' departing from Whitby station and heading under the Whitby-Scarborough road bridge.

 

GWR Castle 5029 meets LNER B1 61264 (albeit posing as 61034 CHIRU at the NYMR Autumn Steam Gala 2014

 

61264 as 61034 CHIRU taking the Esk Valley line for a trip to Battersby at the NYMR Autumn Steam Gala 2014

 

B1 61264 as 61034 CHIRU at Grosmont at the NYMR Autumn Steam Gala 2014

 

61264 double-heading with Lambton tank No. 29, leaving Grosmont for Pickering at the NYMR Autumn Steam Gala 2014

 

61264 on shed at Grosmont

 

Steam locomotive 61264 waiting at Grosmont with the Pullman dining train in October 2016, and then the departure.

 

61264 running light at Grosmont station

 

B1 61264 waits to depart from Grosmont in the NYMR Autumn Welsh Steam Gala 2016, then the 61264 action!


B1 61264 at Whitby with the steam train from Grosmont

61264 pulls into Whitby station with an NYMR train from Grosmont and Pickering.

 

Profile of B1 61264

 

61264 ready to turn around on the loop.

 

Lots of people waiting to board the steam train as 61264 traverses the loop and head for the front of the train for the return trip to Grosmont and onto Pickering.

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