SECR C class

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The South Eastern and Chatham Railway (SECR) C Class is a class of 0-6-0 steam locomotive, designed by Harry Wainwright and built between 1900 and 1908.wikipedia
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South Eastern and Chatham Railway

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The South Eastern and Chatham Railway (SECR) C Class is a class of 0-6-0 steam locomotive, designed by Harry Wainwright and built between 1900 and 1908.

SER O class

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194 designed by William Kirtley; and former South Eastern Railway O class No.
However, they were displaced by the more powerful C class locomotives following the amalgamation of the South Eastern Railway and London, Chatham and Dover Railway (LCDR) in 1899.

Harry Wainwright

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The South Eastern and Chatham Railway (SECR) C Class is a class of 0-6-0 steam locomotive, designed by Harry Wainwright and built between 1900 and 1908. These new locomotives were designed by Harry Wainwright, the new Chief Mechanical Engineer of the railway, and formed the first of the C class.
The C class of 0-6-0 goods engines comprised 109 locomotives built between 1900 and 1908, of which 15 each were built by the contractors Neilson, Reid and Sharp, Stewart; the remainder were built by the SECR, 60 at Ashford and 9 at Longhedge.

South Eastern Railway (England)

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194 designed by William Kirtley; and former South Eastern Railway O class No.
It was not until after the formation of the SECR Management Committee in 1899 that the company began to take the development of its freight traffic seriously, with the ordering of a powerful new freight SECR C class.

Ashford railway works

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The remainder were built by the SECR workshops at Ashford (70 examples 1900-1908) and Longhedge Works (9 examples 1903-4).

Longhedge Railway Works (Battersea)

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The remainder were built by the SECR workshops at Ashford (70 examples 1900-1908) and Longhedge Works (9 examples 1903-4).
Following Kirtley’s retirement in 1898 on the formation of the South Eastern and Chatham Railway, Ashford became the major locomotive works for the new company, but the new Locomotive, Carriage & Wagon Superintendent H. S. Wainwright used Longhedge works for the construction of some examples of his SECR C class 0-6-0 freight locomotives in 1902–04.

Goudhurst railway station

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On 18 February 1948 C Class locomotive 1225 was wrongly despatched into the north sidings at Goudhurst and derailed.

0-6-0

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The South Eastern and Chatham Railway (SECR) C Class is a class of 0-6-0 steam locomotive, designed by Harry Wainwright and built between 1900 and 1908. Two existing 0-6-0 locomotives were tested: former London, Chatham and Dover Railway B2 class No.

Steam locomotive

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The South Eastern and Chatham Railway (SECR) C Class is a class of 0-6-0 steam locomotive, designed by Harry Wainwright and built between 1900 and 1908.

London, Chatham and Dover Railway

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Two existing 0-6-0 locomotives were tested: former London, Chatham and Dover Railway B2 class No.

LCDR B2 class

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Two existing 0-6-0 locomotives were tested: former London, Chatham and Dover Railway B2 class No.

William Kirtley

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194 designed by William Kirtley; and former South Eastern Railway O class No.

Chief mechanical engineer

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These new locomotives were designed by Harry Wainwright, the new Chief Mechanical Engineer of the railway, and formed the first of the C class.

Neilson and Company

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The first fifteen locomotives were constructed by Neilson, Reid and Company and delivered in June 1900, followed by a further fifteen from Sharp, Stewart and Company.

Sharp, Stewart and Company

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The first fifteen locomotives were constructed by Neilson, Reid and Company and delivered in June 1900, followed by a further fifteen from Sharp, Stewart and Company.

Hopper hut

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The locomotives were used on freight services and occasional passenger excursion trains (such as hop-picking specials), throughout the SER between Reading railway station and the Kent Coast.

Reading railway station

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The locomotives were used on freight services and occasional passenger excursion trains (such as hop-picking specials), throughout the SER between Reading railway station and the Kent Coast.

Kent

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The locomotives were used on freight services and occasional passenger excursion trains (such as hop-picking specials), throughout the SER between Reading railway station and the Kent Coast.

Steam generator (railroad)

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The last twelve locomotives were fitted with steam carriage heating equipment to enable them to be used to haul and prepare empty stock for express trains.

Southern Railway (UK)

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The remainder of the class were also so equipped by the Southern Railway after 1923.

Surrey

Bricklayers Arms railway station

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After the War it was used as a shunter at Bricklayers Arms until 1951.