BR Standard class 5MT 73002 passing Water Orton

photo John Griffiths 1964


British Railways Standard class 5MT details

Introduced 1951. Designed at Doncaster

Weight: 76tons 4cwt..Loco / 47tons 4cwt..Tender Pressure 225lbs.
Clys: (2) 19" x 28"
Driving Wheel diameter: 6ft 2in.
Tractive effort: 26,120lb.
Walschaerts valve gear, P.V.

Note: later engines were delivered with Caprotti valve gear.

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