British Railways Standard Class 4MT 2-6-0
Heritage & Preserved Steam Locomotive Engines
BR standard 2-6-0 76079 quietly waiting for duty in Grosmont motive power depot, (NYMR Steam Gala September 2021)
76079 carries a 50H shed code plate.
76079 was built at Horwich works in 1957 to a standard BR design of R. A. Riddles, and is, appropriately, owned by the East Lancashire Railway. 76079 is known as "THE POCKET ROCKET", an affectionate name donated by its fans!
BR Standard 2-6-0 steam locomotive 76079 leaving Whitby with an NYMR steam train bound for Grosmont and Pickering.
Steam loco 76079 entering Whitby with an NYMR passenger train service from Grosmont
A sequence of six images of BR standard class 4MT 2-6-0steam locomotive 76079 waiting and then leaving Goathland station with a train for Pickering on the NYMR in March 2016 passing the Flying Scotsman week!).
BR standard loco 76079 being prepared for duty in the early morning at Grosmont shed
The valve gear and link motion of 76079
The drivers cab of 76079 and British Railways emblem on the tender
76079 running light up from Grosmont
Technical detail specifications of locomotive 76079: Boiler pressure of 76079: 225 lbf/sq.in. superheated, Weight of 76079: loco 59.8 tons, tender 42.2 tons, Wheel diameter of 76079: 3' 0'', 5' 3", Valve gear of 76079: ,Walschaerts piston valves Cylinders (diameter x stroke) of 76079: 17½" x 26" (), Tractive effort of 76079: 24170 lbf., BR Power classification of 76079: Class 2MT, Route availability RA ?
Go on a Winter Journey behind 76079 on the NYMR! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2FJbBkA1284
76079 leaves Grosmont with an NYMR train for Whitby
76079 pulls a train out of Pickering, bound for Pickering (July 2015)
The driving cab of 76079 and the BRITISH RAILWAYS logo on the tender of 76079
In the early morning sunshine 76079 being prepared for a good days work on the NYMR.
The 'real' 76079
76079 running light, but working hard up the incline at Eskdale, Esk Valley on its way up from Grosmont to Goathland.
76079 leaving Grosmont with a train for Pickering during the 2010 Autumn Steam Gala.
BR standard 2-6-0 76079 as above entering the tunnel at Grosmont.
Standard BR locomotive 76079 on its way to join 75029 for a double-header.
Ex BR standard locomotives 75029 + 76079 double head a passenger train for Goathland-Levisham-Pickering.
76079 renumbered as 76038 on a double header with a Stanier Black 5 on a Grosmont-Pickering train
76079 (as 76084) piloting a black five on a Grosmont to Pickering train.
Double header of BR Standard 76084 (aka 76079) with Stanier Black Five 45428 ERIC TRACEY passing Moorgates with a Pickering-Grosmont train on the NYMR.
76079 heading north through Newtondale
60163 TORNADO passing 76079 near Grosmont sheds and workshops
Double-header of 80072 leading 76079 passing Grosmont sidings with a train for Pickering.
BR standard 2-6-0 76079 and Ex S&D 2-8-0 53809 being prepared at the start of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway 2010 Autumn Steam Gala.
BR standard 2-6-0 76079 and Battle of Britain Pacific 34070 MANSTON getting ready at the start of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway 2010 Autumn Steam Gala
BR standard 2-6-0 76079 at Grosmont Station during the NYMR 2010 Autumn Steam Gala
BR standard 2-6-0 76079 waiting at Grosmont with a train for Pickering during North Yorkshire Moors Railway 2010 Autumn Steam Gala
BR standard 2-6-0 76079 leaving Grosmont with a train of the LNER teak carriages bound for Pickering during North Yorkshire Moors Railway 2010 Autumn Steam Gala
Standard BR Class 76079 ascending Esk Valley with a Grosmont-Goathland freight train.
76079 waiting to depart with a Whitby-Grosmont steam train.
NYMR's 175th Anniversary of the Whitby-Pickering Line - Steam Gala April 29th-May 8th 2011 when 76079 the 'POCKET ROCKET' became 76084 !
76079 heading north from Levisham
76079, early morning at Grosmont shed
Under Larpool viaduct goes 76079 with a Grosmont to Whitby train
76079 heading for Ruswarp with a Whitby to Grosmont train
76079 at Whitby
Steam loco 76079 Larpool Viaduct at dusk.
Over the level crossing at Grosmont goes 76079 leaving with a train for Pickering
Locomotive 76079 leaving Grosmont with a train of the restored teak LNER carriages for Pickering (July 2016)
76079 masquerading as 76101 working passenger trains in the NYMR's Scottish Branch Line Gala in May 2016
BR standard class 4MT 2-6-0 76079 as 76101 being made ready for action at Grosmont depot.
2-6-0 76079 was built at Horwich works in 1957 and worked south of the 'Border', 76101 worked in Scotland.
76079 as 76101 waiting at Grosmont station with a train for Pickering.
76079 running as 76038 carrying shed code 6F Machynlleth, in the NYMR Autumn Welsh Steam Gala 2016,
76079 as 76038 coaling up at Grosmont shed in the NYMR Autumn Welsh Steam Gala 2016
76084 running light as 76038 near Grosmont station in the NYMR Autumn Welsh Steam Gala 2016
76079 leaving Whitby station with an NYMR service to Grosmont
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