Lner Class A2

Lner Class A2

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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 first London and North Eastern Railway Class A2 was a class of 4-6-2 steam locomotive designed by Vincent Raven. Two were built by the North Eastern Railway in 1922 before the grouping and another 3 by the LNER in 1924. Their LNER numbers were 2400-2404. All five locomotives were named by the LNER. Because of the great length of their parallel boilers, the Raven pacifics earned the nickname 'Skittle-alleys'. The Great Northern Railway's Class A1, which was a more technically advanced machine, was chosen as the LNER's standard express passenger locomotive so no more Raven A2s were built.show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135796836
  • 9786135796834