My HOMEPAGE - North Yorkshire Moors Railway LineHOMEPAGE for all of Phil and Molly's Pics

Locomotive Gresley N2 0-6-2T tank engine 1744

The NEW 1744 page

North Yorkshire Moors Railway Scenes

See also NYMR Autumn Steam Gala 2012

Visiting Ex GNR Gresley CLASS N2 0-6-2T tank engine 1744, built at the North British Locomotive works in 1921. Ex BR number 69523, LNER locomotive number 4744, then 9523. Worked the trains from Kings Cross to Hertford.

1744 waiting at Grosmont station. This Great Northern Railway 0-6-2 tank engine was developed by Gresley from an earlier Ivatt design. They became LNER class N2 locomotives and were designed for working suburban trains and empty coaching stock trains in and out of Kings Cross Station. Many, including 1744, were fitted with condensing apparatus in order to save water when working on the Metropolitan' widened' lines between Kings Cross an Moorgate.

 

1744 is currently owned by the Gresley Locomotive Society.

 

1744 departing Grosmont with a train for Goathland, Levisham and Pickering.

 

Collecting the token for single track working.

 

-

 

The smoke box and driving cab of 1744

 

-

 

-

 

-

 

Heading for the tunnel over the level crossing at Grosmont Station.

 

17744 at Moorgates, south of Goathland.

 

The railway bridge at Moorgates.

 

1744 getting ready in Grosmont locomotive depot.

 

-

 

1744 climbing up the bank at Green End.

 

Grosmont shed.

 

-

 

1744 with the 1909 LNER restored saloon car.

 

See NYMR Autumn Steam Gala 2012

See NYMR Autumn Steam Gala 2012

See NYMR Autumn Steam Gala 2012

My HOMEPAGE - North Yorkshire Moors Railway LineHOMEPAGE for all of Phil and Molly's Pics My North Yorkshire Moors Railway Index

Northern England docspics nymr photos images pictures Phil Brown Rail tours Railway travel holidays special steam excursions A great steam heritage line and offers luxury Pullman coach dining trains European Rail tours US and Canadian Railway travel holidays special steam excursions A great steam heritage line and offers luxury Pullman coach dining trains Travelling by train always seems a pleasure, especially if through wonderful scenery either in England, Scotland, Wales or on holiday in the rest of the railways of Europe! The railway trip involves seeing or travelling behind a 'real' steam locomotive or heritage diesel in action and there is nothing like the sight and sounds of a steam train to invoke feelings of nostalgia in some of us, even more luxury by having a special trip out on a steam dining train! Booking Eurostar Continental Rail Travel Tour Tickets

**

THE GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY, Heritage Steam Line, Leicestershire Shildon LOCOMOTION National Railway Museum Co. Durham BARROW HILL ROUNDHOUSE Railway Heritage Centre, Staveley, Derbyshire YORK NATIONAL RAILWAY MUSEUM plus live steam! Steam Train and Locomotive Photographs from the late 60's DIDCOT RAILWAY CENTRE WHITBY & SCARBOROUGH area Scenes and Notes
Email Docs Pics ESK VALLEY RAILWAY Line North Yorkshire THE WENSLEYDALE RAILWAY North Yorkshire KEIGHLEY & WORTH VALLEY RAILWAY A Scenic Scottish Railway Trip MIDLAND RAILWAY BUTTERLEY MUSEUM & SHEDS SWANWICK JUNCTION HEAD of STEAM Railway Museum NENE VALLEY RAILWAY PICKERING AREA Scenes and Notes, Rydale, North Yorkshire

TOP OF PAGE