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The LNER Class Y3 was a class of 0-4-0 geared steam locomotives built by Sentinel Waggon Works for the London and North Eastern Railway and introduced in 1927. [1]

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British Railways (BR), which from 1965 traded as British Rail, was the operator of most of the rail transport in Great Britain between 1948 and 1997.

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A camshaft is a shaft to which a cam is fastened or of which a cam forms an integral part.

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A fire-tube boiler is a type of boiler in which hot gases from a fire pass through one or (many) more tubes running through a sealed container of water.

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A gear train is a mechanical system formed by mounting gears on a frame so that the teeth of the gears engage.

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A geared steam locomotive is a type of steam locomotive which uses gearing, usually reduction gearing, in the drivetrain, as opposed to the common directly driven design.

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

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A poppet valve (also called mushroom valve) is a valve typically used to control the timing and quantity of gas or vapour flow into an engine.

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

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The Sentinel boiler was a design of vertical boiler, fitted to the numerous steam waggons built by the Sentinel Waggon Works.

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Sentinel Waggon Works Ltd was a British company based in Shrewsbury, Shropshire that made steam-powered lorries, railway locomotives, and later, diesel engined lorries and locomotives.

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A sprocket or sprocket-wheel is a profiled wheel with teeth, cogs, or even sprockets that mesh with a chain, track or other perforated or indented material.

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A steam engine is a heat engine that performs mechanical work using steam as its working fluid.

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A steam wagon (steam lorry or steam waggon) is a steam-powered road vehicle for carrying freight.

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A superheater is a device used to convert saturated steam or wet steam into dry steam used in steam engines or in processes, such as steam reforming.

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A transmission is a machine that consists of a power source and a power transmission system, which provides controlled application of the power.

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Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, 0-4-0 represents one of the simplest possible types, that with two axles and four coupled wheels, all of which are driven.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LNER_Class_Y3

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