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The North Eastern Railway Class T2, classified as Class Q6 by the LNER, is a class of 0-8-0 steam locomotive designed for heavy freight. 120 were built at Darlington Worksmarker between 1913 and 1921 to the design of Vincent Raven, based on the NER Class T and T1 (LNER Q5).

All passed into British Railways ownership in 1948 and they were numbered 63340-63459.

63372 was withdrawn in 1960 after an accident. General withdrawals were from 1963 to 1967.

Preservation

One, 2238 (LNER 1946 number 3395; BR 63395) has survived to preservation on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway .It is owned by the North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group (NELPG) and has just re-entered service after a major overhall (Autumn 2007).

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Image:63387-Newcastle-1.jpg|63387 at Newcastle Central, 12 May 1967...Image:63387-Newcastle-2.jpg|...and again a few moments later. It was withdrawn later that year.Image:Tyne Dock locomotive shed.jpg|A Q6 locomotive stands in one of the 'round-house' sheds at Tyne Dock.File:Demonstration freight train LNER Q6 steam locomotive No 63395 Great Central Railway heritage railway Leicestershire.jpg|No. 63395 on the preserved Great Central Railway

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