GNR(I) Class V






GNR(I) Class V 4-4-0
Glover designed these Smith compound locomotives which were built by Beyer-Peacock in 1932 and put straight to work on Dublin-Belfast expresses.
The class were known locally as Pounders or just Compounds.
Originally the locomotives had round topped fireboxes but in 1946 No 87 'Kestrel' received a Belpaire firebox and boiler built by Harland and Wolff, others we also treated to new boilers as replacements became necessary.
When the GNR(I) was disbanded in 1958 3 became UTA stock and 2 CIE stock.


GNR(I) number series 83-87

UTA withdrew its last one in 1961.

The last was with drawn form CIE in 1963 and is now preserved.

The class V sounds have been recorded from the prototype.

The sounds have been enhanced with archived sounds.


Two versions are available, freight and passenger.


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