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This 4mm scale kit is primarily made from laser cut and etched wood. It can be completed to represent any one of several versions of a standard type used by the Great Northern Railway. The kit is for the body. It includes the solebars. It does not include any underframe parts, wheels, axleguards, buffers etc. There were over 280 vans of this type in service with the GNR until grouping in 1922. These vans were fully fited with vaccum brakes. They were used for express goods traffic. This model..
GREAT NORTHERN EXPRESS ENGINES, CONSTRUCTED BY MESSRS. JOHN FOWLER AND CO., ENGINEERS, LEEDS. In the accompanying engraving we give a side elevation and sectional plan of one of the engines recently supplied to the Great Northern Railway Company, by Messrs, J. Fowler and Co., Leeds, which arc specially designed for running the heavy express trains on that line of railway. These engines have recently completed the journey from King's Cross to Peterborough, a distance of seventy- seven miles, in one ho..
These early engines show the distinctive style brought by P. Stirling from the G&SWR. "Our two page engraving this week comprises a longitudinal section and half sectional plan of one of the fine passenger locomotives used for working the express traffic on the Great Northern Railway from Manchester and Leeds to London. Other views of this engine are also given on the present and opposite pages. The engine has inside cylinders 17 in. in diameter, with 2ft. stroke, and a single pair of driving wh..
Reported in both "Engineering" and "The Engineer" The famous Stirling Single, an example of which is preserved at the National Railway Museum. "EXPRESS LOCOMOTIVE; G. N. R. The Great Northern Railway is so noted for its heavy and fast passenger trains that the engines employed to work those trains have a special interest for locomotive engineers. The express tralfic of the Great Northern line necessiitates the running of trains consisting of from 15 to 26 carriages from Kin..
The 7 foot six inch express engines were the unsung heroes of the GNR. They outnumbered and outperformed the outside cylinder engines. EXPRESS ENGINE GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY. * It is not to be supposed that the Great Northern express traffic is worked entirely by the outside-cylinder engmes albeit Stirling's engines with 8ft. drivers have earned a. worldwide reputation. For many years inside-cylinder engines have played an important part on the line, and Mr. Stirling has found it worth while to per..
MR. IVATT’S NEWEST GREAT NORTHERN ENGINES. By CHARLES Rous-MARTEN. It has fallen to my lot to describe in these columns several important improvements effected or new departures taken by .Mr. H. A. Ivatt since he assumed the locomotive superintendency of the Great Northern Railway on the lamented death of his eminent predecessor, Mr. Patrick Stirling, in 1K96. I have set forth successively how, beginning with the re-building of the late Mr. Stirling’s famous single-wheelers, in such sort..
EXPRESS ENGINES FOR THE GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY. So much has been said lately concerning the engines used by giving the Great Western Railway Company in working their fast expresses that our readers will, no doubt, be interested in some information concerning the latest type of express engine used on this railway. By the courtesy of .Mr. Armstrong, locomotive superintendent of the line, we are enabled to illustrate … the new narrow gauge express engines, of which several have just been turned out fr..
LOCOMOTIVE FOR THE NORTH BRITISH RAILWAY. We give this week a ... engraving of one of a type of passenger locomotives recently constructed from the designs of Mr. Drummond, the locomotive superintendent of the North British Railway, for working the fast passenger traffic on that line. As will be seen from our illustration the engine is of the inside cylinder type with a single pair of driving wheels, the cylinders being 17 in. in diameter with 2 ft. stroke, and the driving wheels 7 ft.in diameter..
EXPRESS PASSENGER ENGINE, NORTH BRITISH RAILWAY. The Hawick and Border Union Railway, uniting Carlisle with Edinburgh and Glasgow, constitutes one of the heaviest roads in the world worked by high speed passenger traffic, as will be seen from the sections on page 4. One incline of 1 in 70 is, in round numbers, seven miles long without a break worth mentioning; another of nearly eight miles rises at the rate of 1 in 75; a third incline equally steep is two miles long. It will be understood that to work th..
SIX-COUPLED EXPRESS ENGINES FOR NORTH·EASTERN RAILWAY . “For some years past, and especially since so remarkable an impetus was given to Anglo-Scottish travel by the competitive "acceleration " to Aberdeen-which we are forbidden to call a " race "-of 1895, the difficulty of running to time the increasing loads has steadily grown on the North-Eastern Railway as on the Great Northern. For not only has the number of passengers to be conveyed mounted up with surp..
THREE CYLINDER COMPOUND LOCOMOTIVE FOR THE NORTH-EASTERN RAILWAY. “We illustrate this week by our two-page engraving, and further illustrations on pages 11, 14, and 15, a type of compound express passenger locomotive introduced on to the North-Eastern Railway, a couple of years ago, by Mr. Wilson Worsdell, the locomotive superintendent of the line. The details of the engine include a number of special features patented by Mr. W. M. Smith, of 16, Otterburn terrace, Jesmond, Newcastle-on-Tyne. ..
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