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2-2-2 Tender Locomotive "D.Luiz" order No. 629 works No 328 supplied in 1862

Order No.629 was for one 5'-5.75" gauge 2-2-2 tender locomotive named "D.Luiz" works progressive No. 328 supplied in 1862 for express passenger use and exhibited at the 1862 Paris Exposition. The engine is preserved at the Portuguese Railway Museum.

The driving wheels were 7'-0" in diameter and the internal cylinders 16" dia x 22" stroke. The design was similar to the locomotives supplied to the Edinburgh & Glasgow Railway in 1856 to order No. 66

Earlier Beyer Peacock had completed two orders. The first: order No.591 WP No. 244 was for one 0-6-0 goods engine named "Ourique". The second: order No. 627 WP No. 322 - 327 was for six 0-4-2 passenger engines the last "demolished" in 1948.

Information provided by Joe Lloyd