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Wainwright H class 0-4-4T

Technical Details

  • Introduced: 1904
  • Driving Wheel: 5 ft 6 ins
  • Trailing Wheel: 3 ft 7 ins
  • Length: 33 ft
  • Total Weight: 54 tons 8 cwt
  • Water Capacity: 1,150 to 1,350 gals *
  • Cylinders (2): 18 in x 26 in
  • Boiler Pressure: 160 lb sq in
  • Tractive Effort: 17,360 lb
  • Coal Capacity: 1 ton 10 cwt to 2 ton 10 cwt *
  • Power Classification: 1-P
* Capacities when built:-
1,350 gals, 1 ton 10 cwt :-
   16, 158, 161, 162, 164, 177, 182, 184, 193, 239, 279, 295, 319, 322, 512, 517-523, 543, 548, 554
1,150 gals, 2 ton 10 cwt :-
   540-542, 544, 546, 550-553
1,200 gals, 2 ton 5 cwt :-
   5, 259, 261, 263-6, 269, 274, 276, 278, 305-310, 311-312, 320-321, 324, 326-327, 328-329, 500, 503, 530-533
 

The SECR was, if anything, the worst of the Southern Companies when it came to numbering locomotive classes out of consecutive order and the H Class was no exception! The following table is set out in order of build:

SECR Nº SR Nº # BR Nº Built Withdrawn
540 1540 31540 Nov 1904 Apr 1960
541 1541 31541 Nov 1904 Apr 1951
542 1542 31542 Nov 1904 Nov 1962
544 1544 31544 Nov 1904 Sep 1963
546 1546 31546 Nov 1904 Jan 1951
550 1550 31550 Nov 1904 Feb 1961
548 1548 31548 Dec 1904 Aug 1959
551 1551 31551 Dec 1904 Jan 1964
552 1552 31552 Dec 1904 Nov 1961
553 1553 31553 Feb 1905 Jun 1961
263 1263 31263 May 1905 Jan 1964 *
264 1264 - May 1905 Jul 1944
265 1265 31265 May 1905 Aug 1960
266 1266 31266 May 1905 Oct 1960
274 1274 31274 Jun 1905 Nov 1957
276 1276 31276 Jun 1905 Feb 1961
278 1278 31278 Jul 1905 Feb 1961
530 1530 31530 Jul 1905 Mar 1962
531 1531 31531 Jul 1905 Mar 1955
532 1532 31532 Jul 1905 Mar 1951
533 1533 31533 Jul 1905 Sep 1962
259 1259 31259 Nov 1905 Nov 1959
261 1261 31261 Nov 1905 Oct 1961
269 1269 31269 Nov 1905 Dec 1959
500 1500 31500 Nov 1905 Jun 1961
503 1503 31503 Dec 1905 Aug 1959
305 1305 31305 May 1906 Nov 1962
306 1306 31306 May 1906 Dec 1961
308 1308 31308 Jun 1906 Dec 1962
309 1309 31309 Jun 1906 May 1955
310 1310 31310 Jun 1906 Jun 1960
312 1312 - Jun 1906 Aug 1944
307 1307 31307 Dec 1906 Aug 1961
321 1321 31321 Dec 1906 Nov 1957
326 1326 31326 Dec 1906 Oct 1961
328 1328 31328 Dec 1906 Feb 1961
329 1329 31329 Dec 1906 Nov 1959
5 1005 31005 May 1907 Sep 1963
311 1311 31311 May 1907 Nov 1954
320 1320 31320 May 1907 Dec 1955
324 1324 31324 May 1907 Jul 1962
327 1327 31327 Jun 1907 Nov 1959
518 1518 31518 Jul 1908 Jan 1964
519 1519 31519 Jul 1908 Feb 1961
520 1520 31520 Aug 1908 Sep 1960
522 1522 31522 Aug 1908 Jan 1963
523 1523 31523 Sep 1908 Jan 1959
164 1164 31164 Feb 1909 Oct 1959
162 1162 31162 Mar 1909 Jul 1961
177 1177 31177 Mar 1909 Oct 1961
161 1161 31161 Jun 1909 Nov 1961
182 1182 31182 Jun 1909 Jul 1951
322 1322 31322 Jun 1909 Apr 1961
239 1239 31239 Nov 1909 Jan 1960
279 1279 31279 Nov 1909 Sep 1959
158 1158 31158 Dec 1909 Apr 1955
193 1193 31193 Dec 1909 Mar 1961
295 1295 31295 Dec 1909 May 1959
319 1319 31319 Dec 1909 Jan 1960
512 1512 31512 Jan 1910 Sep 1961
517 1517 31517 Jan 1910 May 1961
543 1543 31543 Jan 1910 Jul 1963
554 1554 31554 Dec 1910 May 1959
184 1184 31184 Apr 1915 Mar 1958
16 1016 31016 Jul 1915 Jul 1951
# Between 1923 and 1928 SR numbers were the SECR numbers with the added prefix 'A'
although the new number may not have been applied until some time later
* Preserved on the Bluebell Railway

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