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LNER Thompson Class A2/2

Index LNER Thompson Class A2/2

The London and North Eastern Railway Class A2/2 was a class of six 4-6-2 steam locomotives rebuilt by Edward Thompson in 1943 and 1944 from his predecessor’s P2 Class of 2-8-2 express passenger locomotives. [1]

26 relations: Alexander Stewart, Earl of Buchan, Bogie, British Rail, Chief mechanical engineer, Connecting rod, Divided drive (locomotive), Doncaster Works, Driving wheel, Earl Marischal, East Coast Main Line, Edward Thompson (engineer), Gresley conjugated valve gear, LNER Class A4, LNER Class P2, London and North Eastern Railway, London King's Cross railway station, Lord President of the Court of Session, Macduff (Macbeth), Mixed-traffic locomotive, Mons Meg, Nigel Gresley, O. S. Nock, Pony truck, Walschaerts valve gear, 2-8-2, 4-6-2.

Alexander Stewart, Earl of Buchan

Alexander Stewart, Earl of Buchan, Alasdair Mór mac an Rígh, and called the Wolf of Badenoch (1343 – 20 June 1405), was the third surviving son of King Robert II of Scotland and youngest by his first wife, Elizabeth Mure of Rowallan.

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Bogie

A bogie (in some senses called a truck in North American English) is a chassis or framework carrying wheelsets, attached to a vehicle, thus serving as a modular subassembly of wheels and axles.

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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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Chief mechanical engineer

Chief mechanical engineer and locomotive superintendent are titles applied by British, Australian, and New Zealand railway companies to the person ultimately responsible to the board of the company for the building and maintaining of the locomotives and rolling stock.

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Connecting rod

A connecting rod is a shaft which connects a piston to a crank or crankshaft in a reciprocating engine.

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Divided drive (locomotive)

A divided drive locomotive is a steam locomotive that divides the driving force on its wheels by using different cylinders to power different pairs of driving wheels in order to give better weight distribution and reduce "hammer blow" which can be damaging to the track, or else to enable the wider spacing of the driving wheels to accommodate a larger firebox.

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Doncaster Works

Doncaster railway works is a plant located in the town of Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England.

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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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Earl Marischal

The title of Earl Marischal was created in the peerage of Scotland for William Keith, the Great Marischal of Scotland.

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East Coast Main Line

The East Coast Main Line (ECML) is a major railway link between London and Edinburgh via Peterborough, Doncaster, York, Darlington, Durham and Newcastle; it is presently electrified along the whole route.

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Edward Thompson (engineer)

Edward Thompson (25 June 1881 – 15 July 1954) was Chief Mechanical Engineer of the London and North Eastern Railway between 1941 and 1946.

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Gresley conjugated valve gear

The Gresley conjugated valve gear is a valve gear for steam locomotives designed by Sir Nigel Gresley, chief mechanical engineer of the LNER, assisted by Harold Holcroft.

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LNER Class A4

The Class A4 is a class of streamlined 4-6-2 steam locomotive designed by Nigel Gresley for the London and North Eastern Railway in 1935.

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LNER Class P2

The London and North Eastern Railway Class P2 was a class of 2-8-2 steam locomotives designed by Sir Nigel Gresley for working heavy express trains over the harsh Edinburgh to Aberdeen Line.

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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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London King's Cross railway station

King's Cross railway station, also known as London King's Cross, is a Central London railway terminus on the northern edge of the city.

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Lord President of the Court of Session

The Lord President of the Court of Session and Lord Justice General is the most senior judge in Scotland, the head of the judiciary, and the presiding judge of the College of Justice, the Court of Session, and the High Court of Justiciary.

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Macduff (Macbeth)

Lord Macduff, the Thane of Fife, is a character in William Shakespeare's Macbeth (c.1603–1607).

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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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Mons Meg

Mons Meg is a medieval bombard in the collection of the Royal Armouries, but on loan to Historic Scotland and located at Edinburgh Castle in Scotland.

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Nigel Gresley

Sir Herbert Nigel Gresley (19 June 1876 – 5 April 1941) was one of Britain's most famous steam locomotive engineers, who rose to become Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER).

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O. S. Nock

Oswald Stevens Nock (21 January 1905 – 29 September 1994), nicknamed Ossie, was a British railway signal engineer and senior manager at the Westinghouse company; he is well known for his prodigious output of popularist publications on railway subjects, including over 100 books, as well as a large number of more technical works on locomotive performance.

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Pony truck

A pony truck, in railway terminology, is a leading truck with only two wheels.

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Walschaerts valve gear

The Walschaerts valve gear is a type of valve gear invented by Belgian railway mechanical engineer Egide Walschaerts in 1844 used to regulate the flow of steam to the pistons in steam engines.

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2-8-2

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of two leading wheels on one axle, usually in a leading truck, eight powered and coupled driving wheels on four axles and two trailing wheels on one axle, usually in a trailing truck.

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4-6-2

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of four leading wheels on two axles, six powered and coupled driving wheels on three axles and two trailing wheels on one axle.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LNER_Thompson_Class_A2/2

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