April 16th, 2017

George Floyd

BR Standard Class 2 2-6-0

BR Standard Class 2 2-6-0
Introduced: 1953.
Boiler pressure: 200 psi.
Cylinders: (O) 16½" x 24".
Driving wheel diameter: 5' 0".
Tractive effort: 18,515 lbs.
Weight: 49 tons 5 cwt.
Tender:



78047
Built: BR Darlington Works.
To traffic, allocated to Hawick (64G): 25th October, 1955.
Reallocated to St Margarets (64A): 30th October, 1965.
Reallocated to Bathgate (64F): 29th January, 1966.
Reallocated to St Margarets (64A): 24th September, 1966.
Withdrawn: 30th September, 1966.
Scrapped by Shipbreaking Industries, Faslane: January, 1967.


BR Standard Class 2 2-6-0 No. 78047 stands outside its home shed of Hawick on 9th July, 1961. No. 78047 was built in October 1955 and was allocated from new to Hawick Shed, where it remained until transferred to St. Margaret's Shed in October 1965. [N.W. Skinner/ARPT]

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