Furness Railway K1

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Furness Railway 120 class
Type and origin
Power type Steam
Designer W. F. Pettigrew
Builder Sharp, Stewart and Company
Serial number 3618–3621
Build date 1890
Total produced 4
Specifications
Configuration:
 • Whyte 4-4-0
 • UIC 2′B
Gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)
Driver dia. 5 ft 7 12 in (1.715 m)
Loco weight 36 long tons 2 cwt (80,900 lb or 36.7 t)
Fuel capacity Coal
Boiler pressure 140 lbf/in2 (965 kPa)
Cylinders Two
Cylinder size 17 in × 24 in (432 mm × 610 mm)
Valve gear Stephenson
Performance figures
Tractive effort 12,228 lbf (54.39 kN)
Career
Operators FR » LMS
Class 120 ("K1")
Numbers FR: 120–123
LMS: 10131–10134
Nicknames Seagulls
Withdrawn 1924–1927
Disposition All scrapped

The Furness Railway 120 class (classified K1 by Bob Rush)[1] or "Seagulls", were built a class of four 4-4-0 steam locomotives designed by W. F. Pettigrew and built by Sharp Stewart and Company of Glasgow for the Furness Railway in 1890.

Transfer to LMS[edit]

They all passed to the London, Midland and Scottish Railway at the 1923 grouping.

Disposal[edit]

They were withdrawn between 1924 and 1927.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Furness Railway: locomotive history". SteamIndex. 26 January 2014.