SR Locomotive Numbering and Classification

A number of different numbering and classification schemes were used for the locomotives owned by the Southern Railway (SR) and its constituent companies. This page explains the principal systems that were used.

  • For information about individual classes and locomotives, see: Locomotives of the Southern Railway

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... Perhaps because the focus of the SR was on electrification, no standard classification of steam locomotives was developed ... Instead, the classes allocated by its pre-Grouping constituents were perpetuated and new locomotive types allocated classes accordingly ... Where SR-design classes were named, then the class was often referred to by the initials of the naming theme, e.g ...

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