Strath or D class
Type and origin
Neilson & Co.
Total produced 12
Highland Railway Strath Class were 4-4-0 steam locomotives introduced in 1892, to the design of David Jones.
Construction [ edit ]
Twelve were built by
Neilson and Company and delivered between May and July 1892.
They were identical to the
class E Clyde Bogies apart from having boilers of a larger diameter which allowed an increased heating surface.
Numbering [ edit ]
Transfer to LMS [ edit ]
Half of the class survived to be taken over by the
London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) at the 1923 Grouping but the last was withdrawn in 1930.
References [ edit ]
Baxter, Bertram (1984). Baxter, David, ed. British Locomotive Catalogue 1825–1923, Volume 4: Scottish and remaining English Companies in the LMS Group. Ashbourne, Derbyshire: Moorland Publishing Company. pp. 193–194.
Casserley, H. C. & Johnston, Stuart W. (1974) . Locomotives at the Grouping 3: London, Midland and Scottish Railway. Shepperton, Surrey: Ian Allan. p. 136. ISBN 0-7110-0554-0.