Ex BR Standard Class 7MT
Britannia Class 4-6-2 Pacific
Heritage & Preserved Steam Locomotive Engines
NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012: Ex BR Standard Class 7MT 4-6-2 Pacific locomotive 70000 BRITANNIA, a Britannia Class Pacific locomotive, running light into Grosmont Station. 70000 was very first British Railways (BR) standard steam locomotive to built in Crewe locomotive works in 1951. This is its first visit to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.
Technical detail specifications of locomotive 70000: Boiler pressure of 70000: 250 lbf/sq.in. superheated, Weight of 70000: loco 94.0 tons, tender 49.2 tons, Wheel diameter of 70000: 3' 0'', 6' 2", 3' 3½", Valve gear of 70000: Walschaerts piston valves, Cylinders (diameter x stroke) of 70000: 20" x 28" (O), Tractive effort of 70000: 32160 lbf., BR Power classification of 70000: Class 7MT, Route availability RA 7
70000 BRITANNIA carrying THE WAVERLEY headboard
70000 BRITANNIA waiting at Grosmont station
NYMR Spring Steam Gala 2012: 70000 BRITANNIA leaving Grosmont with a train for Pickering - the headboard reads 'THE WAVERLEY'
A sequence of action shots as 70000 BRITANNIA emerges from Grosmont tunnel and passing Grosmont shed yard
Observed by a group of admirers
70000 BRITANNIA hauling the Pullman train from Grosmont to Battersby, passing through the Esk Valley at Castleton.
70000 BRITANNIA crossing the River Esk near the Moors Centre, returning the Battersby Pullman train to Grosmont.
A sequence involving 70000 BRITANNIA at York Station in March 2012
hauling the CUMBRIAN EXPRESS from London Kings Cross to Carlisle
The magnificent original Britannia Class 4-6-2 Pacific locomotive built at Crewe Works in 1951
The original class Britannia 4-6-2 Pacific locomotive 70000 BRITANNIA Class 7MT built at Crewe in 1951, photographed in York NRM.
70000 BRITANNIA next to 92220 EVENING STAR
Above/below: Britannia Pacific Class 70000 BRITANNIA Crewe (South Shed?), 1963 (images thanks to Paul Gray from Gedney, South Lincolnshire, England)
BR Standard Class 7MT Britannia Class 4-6-2 Pacific 70054 DORNOCH FIRTH on Stoke Shed1963 (photos thanks to Paul Gray)
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