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Metropolitan Railway F Class

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Metropolitan Railway F Class
Type and origin
Power typeSteam
BuilderYorkshire Engine Company
Build date1901
Specifications
Configuration:
 • Whyte0-6-2T
Gauge4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Fuel typeCoal
Career
OperatorsMetropolitan Railway
Retired1957–1964
DispositionAll scrapped

The Metropolitan Railway F class was a class of 0-6-2T side tank steam locomotive. They were based on the earlier E Class. Four locomotives, numbered 90 to 93 were built by Yorkshire Engine Company in 1901. They were later numbered L49 to L52.[1]

Service

The F Class were intended to work freight trains over the Metropolitan Railway mainline.

Withdrawal

All remained with London Transport until withdrawn and scrapped between 1957 and 1962.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b Casserley, H.C. (1977). The Later Years of Metropolitan Steam. Truro: D.Bradford Barton. p. 7. ISBN 0-85153-327-2.
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