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NBR K Class

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The NBR K class is a class of 4-4-0 steam locomotive of the North British Railway. [1]

20 relations: Aberdeen, Angus, Scotland, British Rail, Coal, Cowlairs railway works, Glasgow, Glen, London and North Eastern Railway, Mallaig, Matthew Holmes (engineer), North British Railway, Railway Correspondence and Travel Society, Riverside Museum, Scottish Railway Preservation Society, Scrap, Steam locomotive, Stephenson valve gear, Superheater, William P. Reid, 4-4-0.

Aberdeen

Aberdeen (Aiberdeen,; Obar Dheathain; Aberdonia) is Scotland's third most populous city, one of Scotland's 32 local government council areas and the United Kingdom's 37th most populous built-up area, with an official population estimate of 196,670 for the city of Aberdeen and for the local authority area.

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Angus, Scotland

Angus (Aonghas) is one of the 32 local government council areas of Scotland, a registration county and a lieutenancy area.

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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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Coal

Coal is a combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock usually occurring in rock strata in layers or veins called coal beds or coal seams.

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Cowlairs railway works

Cowlairs Locomotive, Carriage and Wagon Works, at Cowlairs in Springburn, an area in the north-east of Glasgow, Scotland, was built in 1841 for the Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway and was taken over by the North British Railway (NBR) in 1865.

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Glasgow

Glasgow (Glesga; Glaschu) is the largest city in Scotland, and third most populous in the United Kingdom.

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Glen

A glen is a valley, typically one that is long and bounded by gently sloped concave sides, unlike a ravine, which is deep and bounded by steep slopes.

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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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Mallaig

Mallaig; (Malaig) is a port in Lochaber, on the west coast of the Highlands of Scotland.

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Matthew Holmes (engineer)

Matthew Holmes (born in Paisley in 1844 and died in Lenzie on 3 July 1903) was Locomotive Superintendent of the North British Railway from 1882 to 1903.

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North British Railway

The North British Railway was a British railway company, based in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Railway Correspondence and Travel Society

The Railway Correspondence and Travel Society (RCTS) is a national society founded in Cheltenham, UK in 1928 to bring together those interested in rail transport and locomotives.

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Riverside Museum

The Riverside Museum is the current location of the Glasgow Museum of Transport, at Pointhouse Quay in the Glasgow Harbour regeneration district of Glasgow, Scotland.

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Scottish Railway Preservation Society

The Scottish Railway Preservation Society is a charity, whose principal objective is the preservation and advancement of railway heritage in Scotland.

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Scrap

Scrap consists of recyclable materials left over from product manufacturing and consumption, such as parts of vehicles, building supplies, and surplus materials.

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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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Stephenson valve gear

The Stephenson valve gear or Stephenson link or shifting link is a simple design of valve gear that was widely used throughout the world for all kinds of steam engines.

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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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William P. Reid

William Paton Reid (8 September 1854 – 2 February 1932) was apprenticed to the Cowlairs railway works of the North British Railway in 1879 and was Locomotive Superintendent from 1903-1919.

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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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Redirects here:

LNER Class D26, LNER Class D32, LNER Class D33, LNER Class D34, NBR Class K, NBR Glen Class.

References

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

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