NER 1463 Class

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NER 1463 Class
LNER Class E5
NER E5 2-4-0 1463 (1885) Head of Steam, Darlington 30.06.2009 P6300112 (10192722204).jpg
Type and origin
Power type Steam
Designer Henry Tennant
Builder NER Darlington (10) and Gateshead (10)
Build date 1885
Total produced 20
Rebuild date 1892-1896
Number rebuilt 20
Specifications
Configuration 2-4-0
Leading dia. 4 ft 6 in (1.37 m)
Driver dia. 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Wheelbase 16 ft 8 in (5.08 m) engine
12 ft 8 in (3.86 m) tender
38 ft 7 34 in (11.779 m) total
Axle load 15.7 long tons (16.0 t)
Loco weight 42.1 long tons (42.8 t)
Tender weight 32.1 long tons (32.6 t)
Total weight 74.2 long tons (75.4 t)
Fuel type Coal
Fuel capacity 5 long tons 0 cwt (11,200 lb or 5.1 t)
Water cap 2,651 imp gal (12,050 l; 3,184 US gal)
Firebox:
 • Firegrate area
17.3 sq ft (1.61 m2)
Boiler 4 ft 3 in (1.30 m) diameter
Boiler pressure 140 psi (0.97 MPa)
160 psi (1.1 MPa) rebuilt
Heating surface 1,133 sq ft (105.3 m2)
 • Tubes 1,026 sq ft (95.3 m2)
 • Firebox 107 sq ft (9.9 m2)
Cylinders 2 (inside)
Cylinder size 18 in × 24 in (460 mm × 610 mm)
Valve gear Stephenson
Performance figures
Tractive effort 12,590 lbf (56.0 kN)
Career
Operators North Eastern Railway
London & North Eastern Railway
Number in class 20
Retired 1926-1929
Disposition 1 preserved (No. 1463), 19 scrapped

The NER 1463 Class (LNER Class E5) was a class of 2-4-0 steam locomotive of the North Eastern Railway. The class was designed in 1884 by a locomotive committee, chaired by Henry Tennant, and built in 1885.[1]

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