N class steam locomotives
wheel arrangement: 2-8-2
Newport built classleader N 110 which was renumbered to N 400 in 1950 photo circa 1936 after recieving modified front end and deflectors.
Number in Class 100
Number group 400 - 499
Construction period 1925 - 1951
In service 1925 - 1966
Where built Newport
Diagram
Tractive effort 28,650 lb
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Basically a gauge convertible K class with a larger boiler. In 1927 N 110 was fitted with a trailing axle booster, removed 1945.

N 110 - 139 recieved their modified front ends from 1936 to 1942.

N461, 465, 471, 474, 477, 485, 490, 491, 494, 495 sold to SAR in 1950 - 1951 becoming 750 class.

Many N's were converted to oil burning in the 1950's

N 432 has the distinction of being the last steam loco built at Newport workshops, July 25 1951.

original #'s Builder Built Final road numbers
110 - 139 re# 1950 Newport 1925 - 1931 400 - 429 (N 110 became N 419)
Newport 1950 -1951 430 - 432
Nth British 1949 -1950 450 - 499


Nth British built N 483 at Bendigo, 1964
Photo courtesy John Ward

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