LB&Scr C3 Class

LB&Scr C3 Class

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The London, Brighton and South Coast Railway C3 class was a class of 0-6-0 steam locomotives, intended for heavy freight trains. Ten were built by Brighton railway works in 1906 to the design of Douglas Earle Marsh. This class was intended to replace the smaller Robert Billinton C2 class 0-6-0 on the heaviest freight services. However, although they had an effective boiler, their performance proved to be disappointing and the fuel consumption high. Rather than building any further examples Marsh preferred to rebuild the existing locomotives into the C2X class. The members of the C3 class therefore spent their days on secondary freight trains in mid Sussex. Seven of the class spent most of their lives at Horsham and as a result the class was nicknamed "Horsham Goods."
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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Dicho
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135796550
  • 9786135796551