LSWR 273 class

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LSWR 273 class
Type and origin
Power type Steam
Designer William George Beattie
Build date 1872-1873
Total produced 12
Specifications
Configuration 0-6-0
Gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)
Driver diameter 5 ft 1 in (1.549 m)
Locomotive weight 36.45 long tons (37.0 t)
Fuel type Coal
Boiler pressure 160 psi (1.10 MPa)
Cylinders Two,
Stephenson valve gear
Cylinder size 17 in × 24 in (432 mm × 610 mm)
Performance figures
Tractive effort 15,464 lbf (68.8 kN)
Career
Operator(s) LSWR · SR
Class 273
Number in class 1 January 1923: 6
Withdrawn 1905-1924
Disposition All scrapped

The LSWR 273 class was a class of 0-6-0 steam locomotives designed by William George Beattie for the London and South Western Railway (LSWR). Twelve locomotives were built between 1872 and 1873.[1]

Numbering[edit]

The full number series is unclear but 6 locomotives survived into Southern Railway ownership on 1 January 1923, with the following numbers:

Number Notes
0229
273A
277A
278A
286A
288A

References[edit]

  1. ^ Casserley, H.C. and Johnston, S.W., Locomotives at the Grouping 1, Southern Railway, page 49, Ian Allan, 1974, ISBN 0711005524