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A4 Class 4-6-2 Streamlined Locos

Known as "Streaks"

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  Class A4: BR 60007 "Sir Nigel Gresley at Tame Bridge Parkway 6th June 2009. Photograph Nick Broome.
 

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  Class A4: BR 60011 "Dominion of India" hauls "The Elizabethan" non-stop from Edinburgh to London circa 1960.  This locomotive was formerly LNER 4490, then LNER 11 before receiving her BR number.
 
       
 

Class: 
Builder: 
Cylinders: 
Boiler Pressure: 
Tractive Effort: 

A4
LNER Doncaster Works
3 (18.5 x 26 ins)
250 lbs / sq in
35,455 lbs (at 85%)

 
       

 
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  Class A4: Nameplate of BR 60009 "Union of South Africa" 10th August 2008. Photograph Nick Broome.
 
 Rail Album for railway and other photographs
  Class A4: BR 60007 "Sir Nigel Gresley" hauls the "Severn Valley Limited" through Hardwick 14th March 2009.
Photograph Nick Broome.
 

         
  You may be interested in these railway books: On Track Railway DVD  and Book Catalogue    
Yeadons Register of LNER Locomotives.  Volume 2.  A4s
Yeadons Register.  Appendix.  Named Engines
LNER Locomotives in Colour
         

  
Rail Album for railway and other photographs  
Class A4: The low winter sun casts a mottled effect on BR 60019 "Bittern" as it passes Coxes Mill near Addlestone Junction with a single carriage going to the Mid-Hants Railway 9th December 2008.

 
Rail Album for railway and other photographs  
Class A4: BR 60019 "Bittern" at Dorridge 19th April 2008. Photograph Nick Broome.
 
     
  Thirty-five A4 class 4-6-2s were built by the LNER between 1935 and 1938.  LNER 4469 "Sir Ralph Wedgewood" was badly damaged at York during a Second World War air raid, the others continued into service with BR.  The class was withdrawn by BR between 1962 and 1966.  
     

      
Rail Album for railway and other photographs  
Class A4: BR 60009 "Sir Nigel Gresley" at Hagley 14th March 2009. Photograph Nick Broome.
 
 
Rail Album for railway and other photographs  
Class A4: Cab side of BR 60009 "Union of South Africa" 10th August 2008. Photograph Nick Broome.
 
  
         
  You may be interested in these railway DVDs: On Track Railway DVD and Book Catalogue    
East Coast Memories. Volume 7
Talyllyn Railway
         

   
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Class A4: BR 60027 "Merlin" hauls "The Elizabethan" non-stop from Edinburgh to London circa 1960.  This loco was built at Doncaster as works number 1851 in 1937.  She entered service as LNER 4486, but was later renumbered as LNER 588 and subsequently as 27.  She later became BR 60027 and was withdrawn in 1965.

 
 
Rail Album for railway and other photographs
Class A4: BR 60019 "Bittern" hauls train 1Z82 "The Cathedrals Express" London Victoria to Stratford-on-Avon as it approaches Prune Hill level crossing near Egham.
 

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An LNER Gresley Class A4 Pacific 4-6-2 Steam Locomotive Diagram.
 
 
Rail Album for railway and other photographs
Class A4: BR 60019 "Bittern" hauls a spare tender as it passes Coxes Mill and heads towards Virginia Water with train 5Z19 Alton to Southall 14th July 2010.
 
 
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Class A4: LNER 4498 "Sir Nigel Gresley" on display at Doncaster Works Open Day 10th July 1994.  This loco was built at Doncaster as works number 1863 in 1937.  She entered service as LNER 4498 and was renumbered as LNER 7.  Following nationalisation she became BR 60007 and was withdrawn from service in 1966.
 

 
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