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1 1/2″:1 ft, 1:11.29 for 5 inch gauge
V31
GER tender wheel.

4′ 0″ diam., 10 oval spokes, inner rim has a low hump shape, apparent tread 5″, tyre width 5½″.
Hub 10½″ face level with the tyre.

Source: tender with the preserved Y14/J15 at Weybourne measured direct in September 1994.

Casting: 110 mm tread dia., 85.1 i/d., hub level with the tyre.

Casting prices and stock . GER loco sets, price list

Scan of a casting in sets for GE Y14/LNER J15

Scan of casting V31

Cross section diagram of casting V31
Suitable for:
the SFMES 13.6 mm, (0.535″) tyre width and 3.2 mm, (0.130″) flange depth.
or the GL5 standard of 12.7 mm, (1/2″) tyre width and 3.97 mm (5/32, 0.156″) flange depth
For 5½″ at this scale use 12.4 mm, 0.487″.


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