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LNER Gresley "W1" Class 4-6-4


Class Types
LNER Class W1

General
Designer Gresley
Introduced 1929
Big Four London and North Eastern Railway
Description (1957) Class W1, originally L.N.E.R. No. 10000. Gresley's 4-cylinder compound with water-tube boiler built in 1929. Rebuilt in 1937 with three 20 X 26 ins. cylinders and 250 lbs. pressure.
Wheels 4-6-4
Number Built as W1 1
First in Service 21/06/1930
Last in Service 01/06/1959
Manufacturers
ManufacturerTotal
Doncaster Works 1

Illustration
Copyright: Gerald Robinson
Power
W1 WT Boiler W1 Conv
Variant Introduced 1930 1937

Wheels
W1 WT Boiler W1 Conv

Dimensions
W1 WT Boiler W1 Conv

Boiler & Firebox
W1 WT Boiler W1 Conv