Metropolitan Railway F Class

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Metropolitan Railway F Class
Type and origin
Power type Steam
Builder Yorkshire Engine Company
Build date 1901
Specifications
Configuration:
 • Whyte 0-6-2T
Gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Fuel type Coal
Career
Operators Metropolitan Railway
Retired 1957–1964
Disposition All scrapped

The Metropolitan Railway F class was a class of 0-6-2T side tank steam locomotive. They were based on the earlier E Class. Four locomotives, numbered 90 to 93 were built by Yorkshire Engine Company in 1901. They were later numbered L49 to L52.[1]

Service

The F Class were intended to work freight trains over the Metropolitan Railway mainline.

Withdrawal

All remained with London Transport until withdrawn and scrapped between 1957 and 1962.[1]

References

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

External links

  • http://www.railwayarchive.org.uk/stories/pages.php?enum=LE130&pnum=14&maxp=18
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