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NER/LNER Worsdell "B13" Class 4-6-0


Class Types
NER Class S
LNER Class B13

General
Designer Worsdell
Introduced 1899
Pre-Grouping North Eastern Railway
Big Four London and North Eastern Railway
Description (1957) Class B13. Sole survivor of a class of forty 6'1%." 4-6-0's built between 1899 and 1909 for the North Eastern Railway. This engine was withdrawn from ordinary traffic in 1934 and used as a counter-pressure locomotive for testing purposes at Darlington and later at Rugby. This was scrapped in 1951 as No. 1699.
Wheels 4-6-0
Number Built 40
Number Scrapped 40
First in Service 06/1899
Last in Service 22/02/1951
Manufacturers
ManufacturerTotal
Gateshead Works 40
Orders
BuilderOrder #DateSize
Gateshead Works

Illustration
Copyright: Phil Seaford
Power
Variant Introduced 1899
Tractive Effort 19,309lbs
Outside Cylinders 20" x 26" (2 off)
Outside Valves 8.75"Piston
Outside Motion Stephenson

Wheels
Pony 3' 714"
Drivers 6' 114"
Locomotive Wheelbase 26' 012"
Tender Wheelbase 12' 8"
Total Wheelbase 50' 814"
Descriptive Wheelbase 6' 6" + 5' 6½" + 7' 0" + 7' 0" + 11' 11¾" + 6' 4" + 6' 4" = 50' 8¼"

Dimensions
Length (over buffers) 61' 034"
Weight (in running order) 107t 16cwt
Weight (loco only) 64t 6cwt
Adhesive Weight 48t 2cwt
Maximum Axle Load 19t 14cwt
Water Capacity 3,940gal
Coal Capacity 5t 0cwt

Boiler & Firebox
Boiler Diagram 54Sat
Boiler Pitch 8' 2"