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V2 Class 2-6-2 Steam Locos

Designed by Sir Nigel Gresley

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Class V2: BR 60890 passes through High Wycombe.  Locomotive was originally LNER 4861.
  
     
  Built by the London & North Eastern Railway (LNER)
Designed under the direction of Nigel Gresley (later to be Sir Nigel Gresley)
Introduced into traffic 1936
 
     

  
 
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Class V2: BR 60876 on the Master Cutler.  Loco was originally LNER 4847. This express train ran along the former GCR route between London Marylebone and Sheffield Victoria.  Exact location of the photograph not identified.
  
 

       
 

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V2
LNER Doncaster Works
6' 2"
3 (18.5 x 26 ins)
220 lbs / sq in
33,730 lbs

 
       

  
 
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Diagram of LNER Class V2 Gresley 2-6-2 Steam Locomotive
  
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Class V2: BR 60971 at an unknown location. This locomotive was originally LNER 3683.
 

         
  You may be interested in these railway books: On Track Railway DVD  and Book Catalogue    
Power of the V2s
Ely to Kings Lynn
Goods Traffic of the LNER
Working Steam: Gresley V2s
         

   
 
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Class V2: BR 60944 at Saunderton. This locomotive was originally LNER 3647.   
 

 
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Class V2: Preserved LNER 4771 "Green Arrow" on display at Doncaster Works 10th July 1994.
 

     
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