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Locomotives of the Great North of Scotland Railway

Index Locomotives of the Great North of Scotland Railway

The locomotives of the Great North of Scotland Railway were used by the Great North of Scotland Railway to operate its lines in the far north-east of the country. [1]

59 relations: Aberdeen Waterloo railway station, Andrew Barclay Sons & Co., Banff, Portsoy and Strathisla Railway, Bank engine, Beyer, Peacock and Company, British Rail, Daniel Kinnear Clark, Dübs and Company, Deeside Railway, Eastern Counties Railway, Fraserburgh, Glasgow and South Western Railway, Glasgow Museum of Transport, GNoSR Classes X and Y, Great North of Scotland Railway, Headstock (rolling stock), Inverurie Loco Works F.C., Inverurie Locomotive Works, Isaac Dodds and Son, James Johnson (railway engineer), James Manson (engineer), James Samuel, Kitson and Company, Kittybrewster, Listed building, LNER Class D40, LNER class D41, London and North Eastern Railway, Manning Wardle, Midland Railway, Morayshire Railway, Neilson and Company, North British Locomotive Company, R and W Hawthorn, Railways Act 1921, Robert Stephenson and Company, Roger Kidner, Samuel W. Johnson, Scottish Central Railway, Scottish Railway Museum, Sharp, Stewart and Company, South Eastern and Chatham Railway, Steam railcar, Strathspey, Scotland, Superheater, Thomas Heywood (railway engineer), Vulcan Foundry, War Department (United Kingdom), William Bridges Adams, William Fairbairn & Sons, ..., William Pickersgill, 0-2-4, 0-4-0, 0-4-2, 0-4-4T, 0-6-0, 2-2-0, 2-4-0, 4-4-0. Expand index (9 more) »

Aberdeen Waterloo railway station

Aberdeen Waterloo station opened on 1 April 1856 to serve the Great North of Scotland Railway main line to Keith.

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Andrew Barclay Sons & Co.

Andrew Barclay Sons & Co. are a builder of steam and later fireless and diesel locomotives.

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Banff, Portsoy and Strathisla Railway

The Banff, Portsoy and Strathisla Railway, later known as the Banffshire Railway, connected the Aberdeenshire ports of Banff and Portsoy with the Great North of Scotland Railway's (GNSR) main line at Grange.

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Bank engine

A bank engine (United Kingdom/Australia) (colloquially a banker) or helper engine or pusher engine (North America) is a railway locomotive that temporarily assists a train that requires additional power or traction to climb a gradient (or bank).

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Beyer, Peacock and Company

Beyer, Peacock and Company was an English railway locomotive manufacturer with a factory in Gorton, Manchester.

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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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Daniel Kinnear Clark

Daniel Kinnear Clark (17 July 1822 – 22 January 1896) was a Scottish consulting railway engineer.

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Dübs and Company

Dübs & Co. was a locomotive manufacturer in Glasgow, Scotland, founded by Henry Dübs in 1863 and based at the Queens Park Works in Polmadie.

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Deeside Railway

The Deeside Railway was a passenger and goods railway between Aberdeen and Ballater in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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Eastern Counties Railway

The Eastern Counties Railway (ECR) was an English railway company incorporated in 1836 intended to link London with Ipswich via Colchester, and then extend to Norwich and Yarmouth.

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Fraserburgh

Fraserburgh (The Broch or Faithlie; A' Bhruaich) is a Parish town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland with a population recorded in the 2011 Census at 13,100.

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Glasgow and South Western Railway

The Glasgow and South Western Railway (G&SWR) was a railway company in Scotland.

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Glasgow Museum of Transport

The Glasgow Museum of Transport in Glasgow, Scotland was established in 1964 and initially located at a former tram depot in Pollokshields.

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GNoSR Classes X and Y

The GNoSR Classes X and Y were two similar classes of 0-4-2T steam locomotives built by Manning Wardle for the Great North of Scotland Railway.

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Great North of Scotland Railway

The Great North of Scotland Railway (GNSR/GNoSR) was one of the two smallest of the five major Scottish railway companies prior to the 1923 Grouping, operating in the north-east of the country.

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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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Inverurie Loco Works F.C.

Inverurie Loco Works Football Club are a part-time senior professional football club from Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, who currently play in the Scottish Highland Football League (SHFL).

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Inverurie Locomotive Works

Inverurie Locomotive Works was created in 1902 when the Great North of Scotland Railway (GNSR) moved their works from Kittybrewster, in Aberdeen about to Inverurie.

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Isaac Dodds and Son

Isaac Dodds and Son was a locomotive manufacturer based in the Holmes district of Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England.

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James Johnson (railway engineer)

James Johnson, was the son of Samuel W. Johnson, of Midland Railway fame.

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James Manson (engineer)

James Manson (1845-1935) was a Scottish engineer, born in Saltcoats, Ayrshire.

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James Samuel

James Samuel (21 March 1824 – 25 May 1874) was a railway engineer who was born in Glasgow on 21 March 1824.

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Kitson and Company

Kitson and Company was a locomotive manufacturer based in Hunslet, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.

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Kittybrewster

Kittybrewster is an area within Aberdeen, Scotland, north of the city centre and roughly south-west of Old Aberdeen.

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Listed building

A listed building, or listed structure, is one that has been placed on one of the four statutory lists maintained by Historic England in England, Historic Environment Scotland in Scotland, Cadw in Wales, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland.

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LNER Class D40

The London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) D40 class is a type of 4-4-0 steam locomotive inherited from the Great North of Scotland Railway (GNSR).

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LNER class D41

The London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) D41 class was a type of 4-4-0 steam locomotive inherited from the Great North of Scotland Railway (GNSR).

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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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Manning Wardle

Manning Wardle was a steam locomotive manufacturer based in Hunslet, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.

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Midland Railway

The Midland Railway (MR) was a railway company in the United Kingdom from 1844 to 1922, when it became part of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway.

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Morayshire Railway

The Morayshire Railway was the first railway to be built north of Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Neilson and Company

Neilson and Company was a locomotive manufacturer in Glasgow, Scotland.

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North British Locomotive Company

The North British Locomotive Company (NBL, NB Loco or North British) was created in 1903 through the merger of three Glasgow locomotive manufacturing companies; Sharp, Stewart and Company (Atlas Works), Neilson, Reid and Company (Hyde Park Works) and Dübs and Company (Queens Park Works), creating the largest locomotive manufacturing company in Europe and the British Empire.

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R and W Hawthorn

R and W Hawthorn Ltd was a locomotive manufacturer in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, from 1817 until 1885.

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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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Robert Stephenson and Company

Robert Stephenson and Company was a locomotive manufacturing company founded in 1823.

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Roger Kidner

Roger Wakeley Kidner was a railway enthusiast and noted publisher whose imprint, The Oakwood Press, published many of the earliest books on British narrow-gauge railways.

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Samuel W. Johnson

Samuel Waite Johnson (14 October 1831 – 14 January 1912) was Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Midland Railway from 1873 to 1903.

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Scottish Central Railway

The Scottish Central Railway was formed in 1845 to link Perth and Stirling to Central Scotland, by building a railway line to join the Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway near Castlecary.

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Scottish Railway Museum

The Scottish Railway Museum is a railway museum operated by the Scottish Railway Preservation Society.

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Sharp, Stewart and Company

Sharp, Stewart and Company was a steam locomotive manufacturer, initially based in Manchester, England.

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South Eastern and Chatham Railway

The South Eastern and Chatham Railway Companies Joint Management Committee (SE&CRCJMC),Awdry (1990), page 199 known as the South Eastern and Chatham Railway (SE&CR), was a working union of two neighbouring rival railways, the South Eastern Railway (SER) and London, Chatham and Dover Railway (LC&DR), which operated between London and south-east England.

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Steam railcar

A steam railcar is a railcar that does not require a locomotive as it contains its own steam engine.

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Strathspey, Scotland

Strathspey (Scottish Gaelic, Srath Spè) is the area around the strath of the River Spey, Scotland, in both the Moray council area and the Badenoch and Strathspey committee area of Highland.

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Superheater

A superheater is a device used to convert saturated steam or wet steam into superheated steam or dry steam.

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Thomas Heywood (railway engineer)

Thomas Edward Hett Heywood (29 November 1877 – 26 November 1953) was a British engineer.

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Vulcan Foundry

The Vulcan Foundry Limited was a British locomotive builder sited at Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire.

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War Department (United Kingdom)

The War Department was the United Kingdom government department responsible for the supply of equipment to the armed forces of the United Kingdom and the pursuance of military activity.

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William Bridges Adams

William Bridges Adams (1797 – 23 July 1872) was an author, inventor and locomotive engineer.

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William Fairbairn & Sons

William Fairbairn and Sons, was an engineering works in Manchester, England.

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William Pickersgill

William Pickersgill (1861 – 2 May 1928) was chief mechanical engineer of the Caledonian Railway from 1914 until Grouping in 1923.

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0-2-4

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, 0-2-4 represents the wheel arrangement of no leading wheels, two powered driving wheels on one axle, and four trailing wheels on two axles.

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0-4-0

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

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0-4-2

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

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0-4-4T

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, 0-4-4 represents the wheel arrangement of no leading wheels, four powered and coupled driving wheels on two axles, and four trailing wheels on two axles.

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0-6-0

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

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2-2-0

Under Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, 2-2-0 represents the wheel arrangement of two leading wheels on one axle, two powered driving wheels on one axle, and no trailing wheels.

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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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References

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

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