LMS Sentinels 7160–7163

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LMS 7160–7163
Type and origin
Power typeSteam
BuilderSentinel Waggon Works, Shrewsbury
Serial number8209–8212
Build date1930
Specifications
Configuration:
 • Whyte0-4-0T
 • UICB n2t
Gauge4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Driver dia.2 ft 6 in (0.762 m)
Wheelbase7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Length19 ft 4 in (5.89 m)
Loco weight20.85 long tons (21.18 t; 23.35 short tons)
Fuel capacity0.8 long tons (0.81 t; 0.90 short tons)
Water cap300 imp gal (1,400 l; 360 US gal)
Boiler pressure275 lbf/in2 (1.90 MPa)
Heating surface:
 • Tubes
35 sq ft (3.3 m2)
 • Firebox36 12 sq ft (3.39 m2)
CylindersTwo, inside
Cylinder size6 34 in × 9 in (171 mm × 229 mm)
Career
Operators
Power class0F
Number in class4
Numbers
  • LMS: 7160–7163; later 7180–7183
  • BR: 47180–47183
Withdrawn1953–1956
DispositionAll scrapped


London Midland and Scottish Railway Sentinels 7160–7163, later renumbered 7180–7183 and by British Railways 47180–47183 was a class of small vertical boilered chain-driven shunting locomotives.

Overview[edit]

Built by Sentinel Waggon Works of Shrewsbury in 1930, makers Nos 8209–8212. 47180 was withdrawn in 1953, 47183 in 1955 and 47181 and 47182 in 1956. All were scrapped.

References[edit]

  • Rowledge, J.W.P. (1975). Engines of the LMS built 1923–51. Oxford: Oxford Publishing Company. ISBN 0-902888-59-5.

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