BR, Thompson Class A2/3, 4-6-2, 60512 'Steady Aim' - Era 4

BR, Thompson Class A2/3, 4-6-2, 60512 'Steady Aim' - Era 4


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BR, Thompson Class A2/3, 4-6-2, 60512 'Steady Aim' - Era 4


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60512 Steady Aim entered traffic on 24 August 1946 at Gateshead, moving on to Heaton shed on 8th September. On 14 December 1952 Steady Aim, along with three other A2/3s, was allocated to York shed where, among other duties, it was used on passenger services between Hull and Leeds.

The Diagram 118 boiler was fitted to 60512 Steady Aim during a Doncaster Works visit in October/November 1957 and the locomotive finished its days in Scotland, having been allocated to St. Margarets' shed on 2 December 1962 and being withdrawn from service while at Dundee, on 14 June 1965.


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y Technical Specification & Detail

Gauge 00
Finish Standard
Length 295mm
DCC Type DCC Ready
Period Era 4 (1948 - 1956)
Operator/Livery BR Lined Green
Class A2/3
Designer Edward Thompson
Entered Service 1946
Minimum Curve R2
Age Suitability 14+
Motor 5 Pole Skew Wound
Wheel Configuration 4-6-2

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