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Glossary Results for Word "Newton Class 2-4-0 Locomotive Class"

Newton Class 2-4-0 Locomotive Class A class of 96 2-4-0 express engines with 6ft 6in driving wheelsExplain 'Drive Wheel' built under RamsbottomExplain 'Ramsbottom, John (1814—1897)' and WebbExplain 'Webb, Francis William (1836—1906)' from 1866 to 1873. They were developed from the ‘DX’Explain '‘DX’ 0-6-0 Locomotive Class' 0-6-0 and were intended for express passenger working on the Lancaster & CarlisleExplain 'Lancaster & Carlisle Railway (LCR)', where the ‘Problems’Explain 'Problem 2-2-2 Locomotive Class' were having difficulties in adverse weather conditions. All were ‘rebuilt’ (actually replaced by) ‘Large Jumbos’ by the early 1890’s.