Class C2

A series of 22* 4-6-4T locomotives built in 4 batches by Nasmyth, Wilson and North British. 

*The final batch was not delivered due to WWII - it was taken over by the War Department and sent to Egypt for the Middle East Forces. After the war they were allocated FMSR numbers but there was a dispute over payment as they were no longer new. Eventually they were sold to the Royal Jordanian Hashemite Railway in 1949 and delivered by 1951. 

Details

Above: 401.02 from the first batch. Source unknown.

Above: second batch 402.04 on the scrap line at Kuala Lumpur c.1975. M W-Jones

Above: 403.04 from the 3rd batch at Kuala Lipis with a commuter train in the 1960s. J A Stanistreet.

Maker Number Date Original Railway / No 1946 No. Notes
Nasmyth, Wilson 1567 1929 F.M.S.R. 18 401.01
Nasmyth, Wilson 1568 1929 F.M.S.R. 19 401.02
Nasmyth, Wilson 1569 1929 F.M.S.R. 20 401.03
Nasmyth, Wilson 1570 1929 F.M.S.R. 21 401.04
Nasmyth, Wilson 1571 1929 F.M.S.R. 22 401.05
North British 24514 1939 F.M.S.R. 23 402.01
North British 24515 1939 F.M.S.R. 24 402.02
North British 24516 1939 F.M.S.R. 25 402.03
North British 24517 1939 F.M.S.R. 26 402.04
North British 24518 1939 F.M.S.R. 27 402.05
North British 24519 1939 F.M.S.R. 28 402.06
North British 24565 1939/40 F.M.S.R. 29 403.01
North British 24566 1939/40 F.M.S.R. 30 403.02
North British 24567 1939/40 F.M.S.R. 31 403.03
North British 24568 1939/40 F.M.S.R. 32 403.04
North British 24569 1939/40 F.M.S.R. 32 403.05
North British 24661 1941 WD/MEF WD2600 404.01 MEF 140, sold to RHJR 1949, del 1951
North British 24662 1941 WD/MEF WD2601 404.02 MEF 141, sold to RHJR 1949, del 1951
North British 24663 1941 WD/MEF WD2602 404.03 MEF 142, sold to RHJR 1949, del 1951
North British 24664 1941 WD/MEF WD2603 404.04 MEF 143, sold to RHJR 1949, del 1951
North British 24665 1941 WD/MEF WD2604 404.05 MEF 144, sold to RHJR 1949, del 1951
North British 24666 1941 WD/MEF WD2605 404.06 MEF 145, sold to RHJR 1949, del 1951

 

Leading particulars:
Wheel arrangement: 4-6-4T  Boiler pressure:  250 lbs, superheated.
Fuel capacity:  158 cu. ft. Water capacity:  2,000 gallons.
Max. axle load:  12 tons. Fixed wheel-base:  10' 11".
Variable particulars:

Introduced

Class Numbers

Cylinders

(2)

Fire

grate

Heating

surface

Tractive

effort

Loco

weight

 Overall

length

1929 C1 18 - 22

401.01 - 401.05

14" x 22" 23.6 sq. ft. 1,026 sq. ft. 19,272 lbs 73 tons 38' 11"
1939 C2 23 - 28

402.01 - 402.06

14" x 22" 28 sq. ft. 1,025.5 sq. ft. 19,272 lbs 74.1 tons 38' 11"
1940 C3 29 - 33

403.01 - 403.05

14" x 22" 28 sq. ft. 979.5 sq. ft. 19,272 lbs 74.1 tons 38' 11"
1942 C4 404.01 - 404.06 14" x 22" 28 sq. ft. ? 19,272 lbs 74.1 tons 38' 11"

 

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