Tyne Dock

BR Standard class 9F no 92066, one of the batch of powerful 2-10-0s allocated to Tyne Dock shed specifically to handle the gruelling Tyne Dock - Consett iron ore trains. The locomotive is seen on its home shed in March 1961 displaying a 52H shed plate. All 10 of the Tyne Dock 9Fs were fitted with Westinghouse pumps (on the other side of the locomotive) required to operate the pneumatic discharge doors on the iron ore hoppers. See image 24029

Location: Tyne Dock

Company: North Eastern Railway

Photographer: K A Gray

Contact photographer: K A Gray

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Date: 26/03/1961

Image number: 29427

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