LB&Scr E5 Class

LB&Scr E5 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 E5 Class is a class of 0-6-2Tside tank steam locomotive designed by Robert Billinton. They were introduced in 1902 and were a larger version of the E4 Class intended for semi-fast secondary passenger work.As the weight of passenger trains continued to grow steadily during the 1890s and 1900s Robert Billinton decided to enlarge his radial tank classes still further by introducing a 5-foot-6-inch wheeled version incorporating the C2 class boiler. Thirty E5 locomotives were built by Brighton Works between November 1902 and November 1904. In addition to more power and a higher top speed, they also had more fuel capacity than the E4 class.show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Log Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135750488
  • 9786135750485