LMS number 2500
Stanier 4MT 2-6-4T LMS tank engine
Heritage & Preserved Steam Locomotive Engines
Ex LMS Stanier 4-6-2T tank locomotive 2500 originally built for the London Midland Scottish Company in Derby Works in 1934 and became BR number 42500. 42500 was designed by Stanier for light to moderately heavy passenger and freight trains (mixed traffic).
LMS steam locomotive 2500 BR 42500 carrying a 33C (Shoeburyness) shed code plate (York NRM July 2016)
Technical detail specifications of locomotive 42500/2500: Boiler pressure of 42500/2500: 200 lbf/sq.in., Weight of 42500/2500: 92.5 tons, Wheel diameter of 42500/2500: 3' 3½'', 5' 9", 3' 3½", Valve gear of 42500/2500: Walschaerts piston valves, Cylinders (diameter x stroke) of 42500/2500: 16" x 26" (3), Tractive effort of 42500/2500: 24600 lbf., BR Power classification of 42500/2500: Class 4MT
Stanier 2-6-4T tank engine 42500/2500 on the turntable of the Mail Hall of York NRM
British Railways 42500 at Derby sheds around 1960. I like the trainspotter captured on camera on the left.
Those were the days! Photos to glorify nostalgia! A somewhat ghostlike Stanier tank engine at Preston Station late 1960s.
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