Whenever other members spoke of Oliver Bullied, George Jackson Churchward inter alia he would snarl with derision. Stanier, Chief Engineer with the London Midland and Scottish Railway was his railway hero and more!
No, neither did fbb!
But Beyer Peacock was awarded the licence to build them and one such operated on the LMS between Manchester, Derby and London for a trial period.
Presumably Whyte's Notation would be 4-4-6-4?
Ljungström claimed a saving of over 30% in coal costs, obviously very attractive to a vibrant go-getting chief engineer like Stanier!
So, instead of building a third Prinny, he used some of the ready-prepared bits to build his 6202 "Turbomotive".
Thankfully, it did not look as crackpot as the Swedish derived beasts ...
Lancs Lovely Livery
fbb has speculated about the future livery of GoAhead North West (and been told off for suggesting that Orbits is the latest thereof.)
Recently twittered is a smart decker for the 135.