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NER Class E1

Index NER Class E1

The North Eastern Railway Class E1, classified as Class J72 by the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) is a class of small 0-6-0T steam locomotives designed by Wilson Worsdell for shunting. [1]

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Armstrong Whitworth

Sir W G Armstrong Whitworth & Co Ltd was a major British manufacturing company of the early years of the 20th century.

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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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Darlington Works

Darlington railway works, was established in 1863 by the Stockton and Darlington Railway in the town of Darlington in the north east of England.

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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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Heritage railway

A heritage railway is a railway operated as living history to re-create or preserve railway scenes of the past.

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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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NER Class E

The North Eastern Railway (NER) Class E, classified as Class J71 by the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER), was a class of small 0-6-0T steam locomotive designed by T.W. Worsdell.

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North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group

The North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group (NELPG) was formed in 1966 with the intention of preserving some of the steam locomotives then still working on regular goods or passenger trains in North East England.

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North Eastern Railway (United Kingdom)

The North Eastern Railway (NER) was an English railway company.

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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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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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Switcher

A switcher or shunter (Great Britain: shunter; Australia: shunter or yard pilot; United States: switcher, switch engine, or yard goat, except Pennsylvania Railroad: shifter) is a small railroad locomotive intended not for moving trains over long distances but rather for assembling trains ready for a road locomotive to take over, disassembling a train that has been brought in, and generally moving railroad cars around – a process usually known as ''switching'' (USA) or shunting (UK).

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Tank locomotive

A tank locomotive or tank engine is a steam locomotive that carries its water in one or more on-board water tanks, instead of a more traditional tender.

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Thomas William Worsdell

Thomas William Worsdell (14 January 1838 – 28 June 1916) was an English locomotive engineer.

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Wilson Worsdell

Wilson Worsdell (7 September 1850 – 14 April 1920) was an English locomotive engineer who was locomotive superintendent of the North Eastern Railway from 1890 to 1910.

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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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J72, LNER Class J72.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NER_Class_E1

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