LD&ECR Class C
|LD&ECR class C
LNER Class G3
|Type and origin|
|Designer||Kitson & Co.|
|Builder||Kitson & Co.|
|Serial number||3658–61, 3867–68|
|UIC classification||B2′ n2t|
|Gauge||4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm)|
|Driver diameter||4 ft 6 in (1.372 m)|
|3 ft 0 in (0.914 m)|
|Length||30 ft 0.75 in (9.163 m)|
|Locomotive weight||50 long tons 0 cwt (112,000 lb or 50.8 t)|
|Fuel capacity||2 long tons 0 cwt (4,500 lb or 2 t)|
|Water capacity||1,300 imp gal (5,900 l; 1,600 US gal)|
|Boiler pressure||160 lbf/in2 (1.10 MPa)|
|961 sq ft (89.3 m2)|
|Cylinder size||17 in × 24 in (432 mm × 610 mm)|
|Tractive effort||14,292 lbf (63.57 kN)|
Six were built in 1897–98. They were the LD&ECR's only true passenger locomotive. They normally ran between Chesterfield Market Place and Lincoln and occasionally to the Midland Railway station in Sheffield. In later years five moved to the Sheffield area, with one transferring to Ardsley
All were scapped between 1931 and 1935.
- Baxter, Bertram (1988). Baxter, David, ed. British Locomotive Catalogue 1825–1923, Volume 5B: Great Northern Railway and Great Central Railway. Ashbourne, Derbyshire: Moorland Publishing Company. p. 170. ISBN 0-903485-86-9.
- Dow, George (1965). Great Central, Volume Three: Fay Sets the Pace, 1900-1922. Shepperton: Ian Allan. ISBN 0-7110-0263-0.
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