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2-4-0 Tank Locomotive No 2 " Tryggve" order No. 2000 works No 704 supplied in 1866

pdf Drawing of 2-4-0 tank engine order No. 2000 supplied in 1866.

pdf Drawing of 2-4-0 tank engine order No. 2232 supplied in 1868.

Order No.2000 was for two 3'-6" gauge 2-4-0 tank locomotives works progressive Nos. 704 & 705 supplied in 1866 for use on the Norwegian State Railway numbered 2 " Tryggve" 3 "Sigurd" Referred to by BP as "2000" class this was the first BP order for 3'-6" gauge and became a prototype for many similar engines sent to railways in South America, Western Australia, Northern Ireland & the Isle of Man.

The driving wheels were 3'-9" in diameter and the outside cylinders 11" dia x 18" stroke with a boiler pressure of 120 psi.

The railway placed 19 orders for a total of 59 locomotives which included 25 "2000" class locomotives. The last order, order No. 6335 for two 2-4-0 tank engines works progressive Nos. 2372 & 2373 was completed in 1883.

"Alf", one of two locomotives supplied to Order No. 2528 for two 2-4-0 tank engines works progressive Nos. 992 & 993 numbered 4 "Alf" & 12 "Eivind", was withdrawn from service in 1923 and preserved at NSB Museum at Storhamer, Hamar.

Information provided by Joe Lloyd