GNR Class J4

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GNR J4 & J5 Classes
LNER Classes J3 and J4
Immingham 2 Locomotive Depot geograph-2349391-by-Ben-Brooksbank.jpg
LNER J4 No. 4142. at Immingham Locomotive Depot 1947
Type and origin
Power type Steam
Designer Patrick Stirling, rebuilt Henry Ivatt
Build date 1882-1901
Total produced 302
153 rebuilt to J3 class
Configuration 0-6-0
Gauge standard gauge
Driver dia. 5' 2"
Loco weight 41 tons 10 cwt (42 tons 12cwt rebuilds)
Fuel type coal
Boiler pressure 175 psi
Cylinders two inside
Cylinder size 17.5" x 26"
Performance figures
Tractive effort 19,105 lbf

The Great Northern Railway J4 Class was a class of 302 0-6-0 steam locomotives, introduced in 1882 designed by Patrick Stirling for goods traffic. Just over half of these were rebuilt to a design by Henry Ivatt between 1912 and 1928.


None of the J4s survived into preservation.


  • Ian Allan ABC of British Railways Locomotives, 1948 edition, part 4, page 28.

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