LSWR 445 class

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LSWR 445 class
Specifications
Power type Steam
Designer William Adams
Builder Robert Stephenson & Co.
Serial number 2535–2546
Build date 1883
Total produced 12
Configuration 4-4-0
UIC classification 2'Bn
Gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)
Leading wheel
diameter
3 ft 7 in (1.092 m)
Driver diameter 7 ft 1 in (2.159 m)
Length 51 ft 11 38 in (15.83 m)
Height 13 ft 2 34 in (4.03 m)
Axle load 15.00 long tons (15.24 t)
Weight on drivers 29.75 long tons (30.23 t)
Locomotive weight 46.05 long tons (46.79 t)
Tender weight 32.25 long tons (32.77 t)
Fuel type Coal
Water capacity 2,800 imp gal (13,000 l; 3,400 US gal)
Boiler pressure 160 psi (1.10 MPa)
Cylinders Two, outside
Cylinder size 18 in × 24 in (457 mm × 610 mm)
Tractive effort 12,442 lbf (55.3 kN)
Career
Railroad(s) LSWR · SR
Class 445
Power class SR: K
Withdrawn 1923–1925
Disposition All scrapped

The LSWR 445 class was a class of express passenger 4-4-0 steam locomotives designed for the London and South Western Railway by William Adams. Twelve were constructed by Robert Stephenson and Company in 1883.

The class were numbered 445–456, and were an enlarged version of the 135 class.

Table of locomotive orders
Year Builder Quantity LSWR Numbers Notes
1883 Robert Stephenson & Co. 2535–2546 12 445–456

All were renumbered in to the duplicate list as 0445–0456 between 1908 and 1911.

All passed to the Southern Railway at the grouping in 1923. Withdrawals started in the same year, with four being retired in 1924, and the last seven were withdrawn in 1925. All were scrapped.

References[edit]

  • Russell, J. H. (1991). A Pictorial Record of Southern Locomotives. OPC-Haynes. pp. 154–156.