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British Railways BR Standard 9F 2-10-0 heavy freight engine

 

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Riddles 9F 2-10-0 92214 "COCK O' THE NORTH" waiting to leave Grosmont with an NYMR passenger train for Pickering.

 

This 9F 2-10-0 heavy freight locomotive belongs to the British railways standard class designed to haul the heaviest of freight trains and is one of the largest locomotives built in the UK.

The 9F 2-10-0 class was designed at Brighton Works by R. A. Riddles.

Technical detail specifications of locomotive 92214: Boiler pressure of 92214:250  lbf/sq.in. superheated,

Weight of 92214: loco 86.7 tons, tender 52.5 tons, Wheel diameter of 92214: 3' 0'', 6' 0",

Valve gear of 92214: Walschaerts piston valves, Cylinders (dia. x stroke) of 92214: 20" x 28" (O)

Tractive effort of 92214: 39670 lbf., BR Power classification of 92214: Class 9F, Route availability RA ?

 

92214 "LEICESTER CITY" named in honour of the Premier League win in the 2015-2016 season (Loughborough shed, Sept. 2017)

 

The driving wheels and link motion of locomotive 92214

 

Standard BR 9F 2-10-0 92214

Unnamed 92214 standing at Grosmont sheds on the NYMR.

Standard BR 9F 2-10-0 92214

92214 was built at Swindon in 1959 and entered service in October that year. Originally assigned to 86C Cardiff Canton Depot, later 86E Severn Tunnel Junction Depot. 92214 was withdrawn from service in August 1965 (so only worked for 6 years!) and now carries an 82F Swindon shed plate.

 

92214 hauling a demonstration goods train from Grosmont to Goathland.

 

92214 coaling up Grosmont shed, and named "COCK O' THE NORTH" here.

 

Standard BR 9F 2-10-0 92214 Standard BR 9F 2-10-0 92214

 

 

NYMR Autumn Steam Gala 2010

BR standard 9F 2-10-0 heavy freight locomotive 92214 leaving Grosmont with a freight train for Goathland during North Yorkshire Moors Railway 2010 Autumn Steam Gala

92214 leaving Grosmont with a freight train for Goathland  during the 2010 Autumn Steam Gala

 

 

Standard BR 9F 2-10-0 92214

Getting ready in the morning sun at Grosmont locomotive Depot.

 

BR standard 9F 2-10-0 heavy freight locomotive 92214 leaving Grosmont with the 'PINES EXPRESS' train for Pickering during North Yorkshire Moors Railway 2010 Autumn Steam Gala

 

NYMR Autumn Steam Gala 2010

BR standard 9F 2-10-0 heavy freight locomotive 92214 as above entering the tunnel at Grosmont.

 

NYMR Autumn Steam Gala 2010

The mighty Ex BR standard 9F 2-10-0 heavy freight locomotive 92214  leaving Grosmont with a freight train for Goathland during North Yorkshire Moors Railway 2010 Autumn Steam Gala

 

92214 now named COCK O' THE NORTH, the most powerful British Railways standard class design of freight locomotive standing at Goathland Station with a train for Pickering.

 

Standard BR 9F 2-10-0 92214

92214 entering Grosmont tunnel

 

92214 leaving Goathland with a train for Pickering

 

 

 

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NYMR Autumn Steam Gala 2012: BR Standard 9F 2-10-0 92214 COCK O' THE NORTH emerging from the tunnel at Grosmont (North Yorkshire Moors Railway) More on BR Standard Class 9F 2-10-0 No. 92214

 

92214 pilots 45428 ERIC TREACY a double headed passenger train from Grosmont to Pickering.

 

Standard BR 9F 2-10-0 92214

To complete the preparation, 92214 coaling up at Grosmont - a handsome locomotive! and plenty of helpers to clean, oil and grease 92214!

 

Standard BR 9F 2-10-0 92214

92214 backing into coaches at Grosmont Station.

 

9F 2-10-0 92214 on passenger duties hauling the PINES EXPRESS

 

Standard BR 9F 2-10-0 92214

92214 leaving Grosmont with a train for Pickering.

 

NYMR Autumn Steam Gala 2012: 92214 emerging from Grosmont tunnel to enter Grosmont station with a train from Pickering. (North Yorkshire Moors Railway) More on BR Standard Class 9F 2-10-0 No. 92214

 

NYMR Autumn Steam Gala 2012: Std. 9F 2-10-0 COCK O' THE NORTH leaving Grosmont Station with a light freight train bound for Goathland  (North Yorkshire Moors Railway) More on BR Standard Class 9F 2-10-0 No. 92214

 

Standard BR 9F 2-10-0 92214

Hauling a Pickering train up the bank at Esk valley.

 

Standard BR 9F 2-10-0 92214

A nice profile shot at Esk Valley.

 

Standard BR 9F 2-10-0 92214

92214 at Grosmont Station.

 

Standard BR 9F 2-10-0 92214

9F 92214 leaving Grosmont with a train for Pickering.

 

92214 heading towards Goathland at Moorgates with a train from Pickering.

 

92214 deep in Newtondale, heading north for Goathland passing the last of the glorious heather.

 

Near Fylingdale Moor, 92214 heading north for Goathland with a train from Pickering.

 

92214 leaving Grosmont with a train for Pickering during the 2010 Autumn Steam Gala carrying the headboard of the PINES EXPRESS

 

92214 now named 'COCK O THE NORTH', the most powerful British Railways standard class design of freight locomotive standing at Goathland Station with a train for Pickering.

 

92214 at Grosmont Station

 

92214 passing Grosmont Sheds leaving Grosmont with a Pickering train

Standard BR 9F 2-10-0 92214

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012: BR standard locomotive 9F 2-10-0 92214 COCK O'\THE NORTH standing in Grosmont Station with a train for Pickering

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012: 92214 ascending Green End Bank in the final stages of the climb up to Goathland

NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012: 92214 as above

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012: 92214 waits at Goathland to depart for Levisham and Pickering, 69023 joins the rear of the train for Grosmont.

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012: 92214 enters Goathland Station with a train from Pickering, 80072 waits to depart - a reminder of the single track railway system in operation on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012: 92214 departs from Goathland with a passenger train for Pickering

 

NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012: 92214 as above - nice glow from the firebox can be seen

 

9F 2-10-0 92214 COCK O' THE NORTH  in Black and White

 

92214 has been named "CENTRAL STAR" while working on the GCR railway

BUT in 2015 92214 adopted the guise of 92220 EVENING STAR

The pictures below illustrate 92214 masquerading as 92220 in British Railways green livery (GCR Loughborough, June 2015).

 

 

 

 

 

See also 92219 and 92220

 

Examples of images of British Railways 9F 2-10-0 heavy freight locomotives running on British Railways in the 1950s and 1960s. 92214 would have looked like this once!, but smarter looking now and now named Cock O' The North !

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