NER Class S2

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NER Class S2
LNER Class B15
Specifications
Power type Steam
Designer Vicent Raven
Build date 1911-1913
Total produced 20
Rebuild date All rebuilt by 1928
Configuration 4-6-0
Leading wheel
diameter
3 ft 7 14 in (1.099 m)
Driver diameter 6 ft 1 14 in (1.861 m)
Wheelbase 26 ft 0 12 in (7.938 m) engine
12 ft 8 in (3.86 m) tender
50 ft 8 14 in (15.450 m) total
Axle load 19.4 long tons (19.7 t)
Locomotive weight 71.1 long tons (72.2 t)
Tender weight 44 long tons (45 t)
Locomotive and tender
combined weight
115.1 long tons (116.9 t)
Boiler 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Boiler pressure 175 psi (1.21 MPa)
Firegrate area 23 sq ft (2.1 m2)
Heating surface:
– Tubes
723 sq ft (67.2 m2)
– Flues 506 sq ft (47.0 m2)
– Firebox 140 sq ft (13 m2)
– Total 1,730 sq ft (161 m2)
Superheater area 361 sq ft (33.5 m2)
Cylinders 2
Cylinder size 20 in × 26 in (510 mm × 660 mm)
Valve gear Stephenson
Tractive effort 21,115 lbf (93.92 kN)
Career
Operator(s) North Eastern Railway, London and North Eastern Railway
Retired 1937-1947
Disposition All scrapped

The North Eastern Railway Class S2 - London and North Eastern Railway Class B15 - was a mixed traffic 4-6-0 steam locomotive designed by Vincent Raven. The design was based on NER Class S.

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 14 February 1920, loconotive No. 787 was hauling a freight train which was involved in a head-on collision with a freight train hauled by locomotive No. 788 at Skelton, Yorkshire.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hoole, Ken (1982). Trains in Trouble: Vol. 3. Redruth: Atlantic Books. p. 24. ISBN 0-906899-05-2. 

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