Metropolitan Railway C Class

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Metropolitan Railway C Class
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Type and origin
Power type Steam
Builder Neilson and Company
Serial number 4252–4255
Build date 1891
Total produced 4
 • Whyte 0-4-4T
 • UIC B2′ n2t
Gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)
Fuel type Coal
Cylinders Two, inside
Operators Metropolitan Railway
Class C class
Number in class 4
Numbers 67-70
Disposition No. 69 sold around 1920, others scrapped

The Metropolitan Railway C class was a group of four 0-4-4T steam tank locomotives built in 1891 by Neilson and Company. They were to a design by James Stirling, originally the Q class of the South Eastern Railway,[1] and were fitted with condensing apparatus for working in tunnels.


  1. ^ Casserley, H.C. (1977). The Later Years of Metropolitan Steam. Truro: D.Bradford Barton. p. 7. ISBN 0-85153-327-2. 
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