The Bulleid Leader.

Updated: 16 June 2001
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Above: The prototype Leader, No.36001

The Leader Locomotive was designed by the famous O V S Bulleid, of the Southern Railway.

Completed in June 1949. Project abandoned March 1951.

Steam conditions280 lb/sqin
CylindersSix 12.25 x 15 in (three per bogie)
Planned Weight112.5 tons
Actual Weight131 tons

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