Metropolitan Railway F Class

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Metropolitan Railway F Class
Type and origin
Power type Steam
Builder Yorkshire Engine Company
Build date 1901
Specifications
Configuration 0-6-2T
Fuel type Coal
Performance figures
Career
Operator(s) Metropolitan Railway
Retired 1957–1964
Disposition All scrapped

The Metropolitan Railway F class was a class of 0-6-2T side tank steam locomotive. They were based on the earlier E Class. Four locomotives, numbered 90 to 93 were built by Yorkshire Engine Company in 1901. They were later numbered L49 to L52.[1]

Service[edit]

The F Class were intended to work freight trains over the Metropolitan Railway mainline.

Withdrawal[edit]

All remained with London Transport until withdrawn and scrapped between 1957 and 1962.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Casserley, H.C. (1977). The Later Years of Metropolitan Steam. Truro: D.Bradford Barton. p. 7. ISBN 0-85153-327-2. 

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