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GNR/LNER Gresley "K3" Class 2-6-0


Class Types
GNR Class H4
LNER Class K3

General
Designer Gresley
Introduced 1920
Pre-Grouping Great Northern Railway
Big Four London and North Eastern Railway
Description (1957) Class K3. Gresley 5'8" 3-cylinder locomotives with larger 6'0" boilers. Built between 1920 and 1937. No. 61863 was rebuilt in 1945 with two cylinders and reclassified K5.
Wheels 2-6-0
Number Built as K3 193
First in Service 03/1920
Last in Service 16/09/1963
Manufacturers
ManufacturerTotal
Armstrong Whitworth 40
Darlington Works 93
Doncaster Works 30
North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow 20
Robert Stephenson & Hawthorn Ltd 10
Orders
BuilderOrder #DateSize
Doncaster Works 290 1920 10
Darlington Works n/a 10/1923 25
Darlington Works n/a 11/1923 25
Darlington Works n/a 11/1924 10
Doncaster Works 315 08/1927 10
Doncaster Works 316 08/1927 10
Darlington Works n/a 12/1928 9
Armstrong Whitworth L86 05/1930 20
Armstrong Whitworth L88 02/1934 10
Robert Stephenson & Hawthorn Ltd E152 02/1934 10
North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow L890 01/1935 20
Darlington Works n/a 03/1935 4
Darlington Works n/a 09/1935 20
Armstrong Whitworth L92 12/1935 10

Illustration
Copyright: Gerald Robinson
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