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Alf
Alf
  • Number: 1247 (formerly 68846, 8846 and 4247)

Class: Great Northern Class J13 / LNER Class J52 Edit

  • Designer: Henry Ivatt
  • Builder: Sharp Stewart & Co.
  • Built: 1901
  • Configuration: 0-6-0ST

Alf (full name Alfred) is a J52 saddle tank engine who is the first privately preserved steam engine.

BioEdit

Alf was built in 1901 at Sharp Stewart & Co. He was retired from regular service in 1959 and was bought by Captain Bill Smith. According to Wensley, he now runs brakevan railtours all over the country, and he is given everything that a steam engine needs.

BasisEdit

Alf is based on the real No. 1247, a GNR J13/LNER J52 0-6-0ST. It is currently in the National Collection in York as of 1980.

LiveryEdit

Alf is currently painted in Great Northern apple green.

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TriviaEdit

  • Alf was though of and made by Chris Eden-Green for The British Railway Series Character Competition. His entry was the winner of the competition.
  • Alf's name is Henry Ivatt's middle name.

GalleryEdit

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