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Great Northern Class System

Steam Locomotives - Modern

 

The Modern GN Steam Locomotive Class System was introduced in 1903 and was based on the wheel arrangement of the engine. The following table shows the Modern GN Steam Locomotive Class System. Links are provided for classes for which you can find more information on this website.

 

Great Northern Railway 1936 Logo

Modern Steam 

Locomotive

Class System

GN CLASS

WHYTE

CLASS

WHEEL

ARRANGEMENT

NAME Great Northern Railway 1936 Logo

Modern Steam 

Locomotive

Class System

A 0-6-0 OOO Six-Coupled
B 4-4-0 ooOO American
C 0-8-0 OOOO Eight-Coupled
D 2-6-0 oOOO Mogul
E 4-6-0 ooOOO Ten Wheeler
F 2-8-0 oOOOO Consolidation
G 4-8-0 ooOOOO Twelve-Wheeler
H 4-6-2 ooOOOo Pacific
J 2-6-2 oOOOo Prairie
K 4-4-2 ooOOo Atlantic
L 2-6-6-2 oOOO OOOo -
M 2-6-8-0 oOOO OOOO -
N 2-8-8-0 oOOOO OOOO -
O 2-8-2 oOOOOo Mikado
P 4-8-2 ooOOOOo Mountain
Q 2-10-2 oOOOOOo Santa Fe
R 2-8-8-2 oOOOO OOOOo -
S 4-8-4 ooOOOOoo Northern
Z 4-6-6-4 ooOOO OOOoo Challenger
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