Lms Fowler Class 4f

Lms Fowler Class 4f

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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 Midland and Scottish Railway Fowler 4F is a class of 0-6-0 steam locomotive designed for medium freight work. They represent the ultimate development of Midland Railway's six coupled tender engines. The 4F was based on the 197-strong Midland Railway 3835 Class of 1911, with only a few modifications, primarily the adoption of left-hand drive in favour of right-hand drive. They originally had been designed by Henry Fowler, who from 1925 became CME of the LMS. Midland Railway locomotives were notorious for their short axle-box bearings, which were prone to overheating. Why this poor design feature was perpetuated is a complete mystery but, unfortunately, the LMS 4F inherited it.show more

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  • Paperback | 140 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 213g
  • Duc
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135790730
  • 9786135790733