Barry Railway Class B

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Barry Railway Class B
Type and origin
Power type Steam
Builder Sharp, Stewart & Co.
Build date 1888–1890
Total produced 25
Specifications
Configuration 0-6-2T
UIC classification C1 n2t
Gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)
Driver diameter 4 ft 4 in (1.321 m)
Locomotive weight 51 long tons 2 cwt (114,500 lb or 51.9 t)
Fuel type Coal
Boiler pressure 150 psi (1.03 MPa)
Cylinders Two
Cylinder size 18 in × 26 in (460 mm × 660 mm)
Valve gear Stephenson
Performance figures
Tractive effort 21,230 lbf (94.44 kN)
Career
Operator(s) BR » GWR » BR
Withdrawn 1922–1949
Disposition All scrapped

Barry Railway Class B were 0-6-2T steam tank locomotives of the Barry Railway in South Wales. They were designed and built by Sharp Stewart and introduced in 1888.[1] The locomotives passed to the Great Western Railway in 1922. Only four survived into British Railways ownership in 1948, numbers 198, 212, 213, and 231. None were preserved.

Numbering[edit]

Year Quantity Manufacturer Serial Numbers Barry Numbers GWR Numbers Notes
1888–89 15 Sharp, Stewart & Co. 3454–3468 6–20 198–201, 203, 204, 206–214
1889–90 10 Sharp, Stewart & Co. 3571–3580 23–32 223–232

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.railuk.info/steam/getsteamclass.php?item=BARB
  • Casserley, H. C. & Johnston, Stuart W. (1966). Locomotives at the Grouping 4: Great Western Railway. Shepperton, Middlesex: Ian Allan Limited. p. 85.