May 8th, 2017

BR Standard Class 6 'Clan' 4-6-2

Introduced: 1952.
Boiler pressure: 225 psi.
Cylinders: (O) 19½" x 28".
Driving wheel diameter: 6' 2".
Tractive effort: 27,520 lbs.
Weight: locomotive: 86 tons 19 cwt.



72000 CLAN BUCHANAN


BR Standard Class 6 4-6-2 No. 72000 CLAN BUCHANAN heads the 10.40am Edinburgh Waverley to Dundee Tay Bridge train at Sinclairtown Station in March 1958. [W.A.C. Smith]

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BR Standard Class 5 4-6-0

Introduced: 1951.
Boiler pressure: 225 psi.
Cylinders: (O) 19" x 28".
Driving wheel diameter: 6' 2".
Tractive effort: 26,120 lbs.
Weight: locomotive: 76 tons 4 cwt. Tender: -



73008


BR Standard Class 5 4-6-0 No. 73008 heads the Tuesdays- and Thursdays-only goods train at Careston on 19th May, 1964, prior to departing for Forfar. [J. Spencer Gilks]

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