Alfred John Hill

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Alfred John Hill CBE (1862–1927) was Chief Mechanical Engineer at the Stratford Works of the Great Eastern Railway from 1912 to 1922.[1]

His best-known design is probably the GER Class L77 0-6-2 tank locomotive which was perpetuated (as Class N7) by Nigel Gresley of the London and North Eastern Railway after the 1923 grouping.[1]

He was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 1918 Birthday Honours.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Alfred J. Hill". The London & North Eastern Railway Encyclopedia. Retrieved 30 January 2016.
  2. ^ "No. 30730". The London Gazette (Supplement). 7 June 1918. p. 6690.
Business positions
Preceded by
S. D. Holden
Locomotive Superintendent of the
Great Eastern Railway

Succeeded by
Nigel Gresley (LNER)