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GER Class T26

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The GER Class T26 was a class of 2-4-0 steam tender locomotives designed by James Holden for the Great Eastern Railway. [1]

29 relations: Bressingham Steam and Gardens, British Rail, Cromer, Cylinder (locomotive), Driving wheel, East Anglia, Essex, GER Class T19, GER Classes S46, D56 and H88, Great Eastern Railway, Headstock (rolling stock), Injector, James Holden (locomotive engineer), London and North Eastern Railway, Mixed-traffic locomotive, National Railway Museum, Newmarket Racecourse, Norfolk, Peter Handford, Railway air brake, Railways Act 1921, Route availability, Steam locomotive, Stratford Works, Tender (rail), Vacuum brake, Wells-next-the-Sea, 2-4-0, 4-4-0.

Bressingham Steam and Gardens

Bressingham Steam & Gardens is a steam museum and gardens located at Bressingham (adjacent to a Wyevale garden centre), west of Diss in Norfolk, England.

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British Rail

British Railways (BR), which from 1965 traded as British Rail, was the state-owned company that operated most of the rail transport in Great Britain between 1948 and 1997.

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Cromer

Cromer is a coastal town and civil parish on the north coast of the English county of Norfolk.

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Cylinder (locomotive)

Cylinders were an important structural part of the steam engines which powered locomotives.

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Driving wheel

On a steam locomotive, a driving wheel is a powered wheel which is driven by the locomotive's pistons (or turbine, in the case of a steam turbine locomotive).

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East Anglia

East Anglia is a geographical area in the East of England.

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Essex

Essex is a county in the East of England.

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GER Class T19

The GER Class T19 was a class of 2-4-0 steam tender locomotives designed by James Holden for the Great Eastern Railway.

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GER Classes S46, D56 and H88

The GER Classes S46, D56 and H88 (classified Classes D14, D15, and D16 by the London and North Eastern Railway) were three classes of similar 4-4-0 steam locomotive designed by James Holden (S46 and D56) and A. J. Hill (H88) for the Great Eastern Railway.

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Great Eastern Railway

The Great Eastern Railway (GER) was a pre-grouping British railway company, whose main line linked London Liverpool Street to Norwich and which had other lines through East Anglia.

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Headstock (rolling stock)

A headstock of a rail vehicle is a transverse structural member located at the extreme end of the vehicle's underframe.

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Injector

A steam injector is typically used to deliver cold water to a boiler against its own pressure using its own live or exhaust steam, replacing any mechanical pump.

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James Holden (locomotive engineer)

James Holden (26 July 1837 – 29 May 1925) was an English locomotive engineer.

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London and North Eastern Railway

The London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) was the second largest (after LMS) of the "Big Four" railway companies created by the Railways Act 1921 in Britain.

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Mixed-traffic locomotive

A mixed-traffic locomotive is one designed to be capable of hauling both passenger trains and freight trains.

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National Railway Museum

The National Railway Museum (NRM) is a museum in York forming part of the British Science Museum Group of National Museums and telling the story of rail transport in Britain and its impact on society.

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Newmarket Racecourse

Newmarket Racecourse, is a British Thoroughbred horse racing venue in the town of Newmarket, Suffolk, comprising two individual racecourses, the Rowley Mile and the July Course.

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Norfolk

Norfolk is a county in East Anglia in England.

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Peter Handford

Peter Handford (21 March 1919 – 6 November 2007) was an English location sound recordist.

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Railway air brake

A railway air brake is a railway brake power braking system with compressed air as the operating medium.

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Railways Act 1921

The Railways Act 1921 (c. 55), also known as the Grouping Act, was an Act of Parliament enacted by the British government and intended to stem the losses being made by many of the country's 120 railway companies, move the railways away from internal competition and retain some of the benefits which the country had derived from a government-controlled railway during and after the Great War of 1914–1918.

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Route availability

Route Availability (RA) is the system by which the permanent way and supporting works (bridges, embankments, etc.) of the railway network of Great Britain are graded.

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Steam locomotive

A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.

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Stratford Works

Stratford Works was the locomotive-building works of the Great Eastern Railway situated at Stratford, London, England.

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Tender (rail)

A tender or coal-car is a special rail vehicle hauled by a steam locomotive containing its fuel (wood, coal, or oil) and water.

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Vacuum brake

The vacuum brake is a braking system employed on trains and introduced in the mid-1860s.

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Wells-next-the-Sea

Wells-next-the-Sea is a port on the North Norfolk coast of England.

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2-4-0

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of two leading wheels on one axle, four powered and coupled driving wheels on two axles and no trailing wheels.

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4-4-0

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives by wheel arrangement, represents the arrangement of four leading wheels on two axles, usually in a leading bogie, four powered and coupled driving wheels on two axles, and no trailing wheels.

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LNER Class E4, LNER E4.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GER_Class_T26

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