Locomotive names of the United Kingdom beginning with H

Steam locomotives operated in the United Kingdom with names beginning with H.

Name Railroad, # Builder, s/n Build date Whyte type Notes
H.L.I. LMS 6121     4-6-0  
Hackworth GWR SG&Co 1865 2-4-0 Wd 1892.
Hackworth SR 2328     4-6-0  
Haddon Hall GWR 5928     4-6-0  
Hades GWR Gooch 1861 0-6-0 Wd 1878.
Hagley Hall GWR 4930     4-6-0  
Haig LNER 9650     0-6-0  
Haileybury SR 924     4-4-0  
Hal o' the Wynd LNER 9363     4-4-0  
Hampden GWR 5074     4-6-0  
Hampden LNWR 974 Crewe   4-6-0 Became LMS 5707; wd 4/1935.
Hampton Court GWR 2943     4-6-0  
Hanbury Hall GWR 4931     4-6-0  
Hanham Hall GWR 5929     4-6-0  
Hannibal LNWR 1955   2/1902 4-4-0 Became LMS 5122 but the number was never applied to the locomotive's livery; wd 8/1923.
Hannington Hall GWR 5930     4-6-0  
Harbinger LNWR 1395 Crewe 4416 3/1904 4-4-0 Became LMS 5291; rn 25291; wd 7/1937.
Hardwick Grange GWR 6818     4-6-0  
Hardwicke LNWR 790 Crewe 4/1892 2-4-0

On August 22, 1895, this locomotive pulled a train between Crewe and Carlisle at record speed, completing the 141-mile run in 2 hours and 6 minutes. Became LMS 5031; wd 1/1932; preserved at the National Railway Museum, York.
More information: NRM

Hardy LMS 5675     4-6-0  
Harewood House LNER 2828     4-6-0  
Harlaxton Manor LNER 2836     4-6-0  
Harlech Castle GWR 4095     4-6-0  
Harpy GWR FM&J 1841 2-2-2 Wd 1873.
Harpy LNWR 1396 Crewe 4513 11/1905 4-4-0 Became LMS 5226; wd 12/1930.
Harrier LNWR 1394   7/1911 4-4-0 Became LMS 5363; wd 1/1936.
Harrington Hall GWR 5982     4-6-0  
Harrow SR 919     4-4-0  
Harrowby LNWR 315 Crewe 4488 7/1905 4-4-0 Became LMS 5212; rn 25212; wd 12/1936.
Hartland Point SR 2039     4-4-2  
Harvester LNER 2573     4-6-2  
Hastings LBSCR 255 Brighton 12/1868 2-2-2 Named in 1871; rn 482 in 10/1881; wd 8/1888.
Hatfield House LNER 2821     4-6-0  
Hatherley Hall GWR 5931     4-6-0  
Hatherton Hall GWR 4932     4-6-0  
Hatton Castle LNER 6850     4-4-0  
Haughton Grange GWR 6874     4-6-0  
Havelock LNWR 184 Crewe 4480 5/1905 4-4-0 Became LMS 5204; wd 9/1931.
Havre SR 86     4-4-0  
Hawk (1st)
GWR SR&Co 1840 2-2-2 Wd 1865.
Hawk (2nd)
GWR Swindon 1865 2-4-0 Wd 1892.
Hawk SDR SSG 1859 4-4-0ST Became GWR 2108 in 1876.
Hawke LMS 5652     4-6-0  
Hawkins LMS 5649     4-6-0  
Hawthorn GWR SG&Co 1865 2-4-0 Wd 1876.
Haydon Hall GWR 5932     4-6-0  
Hayling LBSCR 177 Brighton 7/1864 2-4-0 Named in 1872; wd 6/1889.
Hayling LBSCR 175 LBSCR Brighton 1890 0-4-2  
Haystoun of Bucklaw LNER 6389     4-4-0  
Hazel Hall GWR 5901     4-6-0  
Hazeley Grange GWR 6840     4-6-0  
Headbourne Grange GWR 6852     4-6-0  
Hebe GWR Gooch 1852 0-6-0 Wd 1877.
Hebe SDR SSG 1860 0-6-0ST Boiler exploded November 22, 1873, at Brent; became GWR 2148 in 1876.
Hecate GWR FM&J 1841 2-2-2 Wd 1867.
Hecate LNWR 688 Crewe 4489 7/1905 4-4-0 Became LMS 5274; wd 10/1935.
Hecate SR 949        
Hecla C&CR     4-4-0ST  
Hecla GWR FM&J 35 4/1841 2-4-0 Involved in an accident at Sonning Cutting on Dec 24, 1841, in which eight passengers died. Wd 9/1864.
Hecla LNWR 732     2-4-0 Became LMS 5103.
Hector GWR NG&Co 1841 2-2-2 Wd 1866.
Hector LNWR 304 Crewe 6/1892 2-4-0 Became LMS 5035; wd 7/1928.
Hector SDR SSG 1860 4-4-0ST Became GWR 2117 in 1876.
Hecuba GWR Gooch 1853 0-6-0 Wd 1873; s to Dinas Main Coal Company.
Hedley (1st)
GWR SG&Co 1865 2-4-0 Wd 1877.
Hedley (2nd)
GWR GWR 1877 2-4-0T Wd 1892; used as a stationary boiler at Conwil Quarry 1893-1905; used as a boiler at Neath 1905-1914; scr 1929 at Swindon.
Helen MacGregor LNER 9338     4-4-0  
Helmingham Hall LNER 2847     4-6-0  
Helmster Hall GWR 6912     4-6-0  
Helvellyn LNWR 2023 Crewe 4418 4/1904 4-4-0 Became LMS 5187; rn 25187; wd 3/1936.
Hengrave Hall GWR 5970     4-6-0  
Henley Hall GWR 5983     4-6-0  
Henrietta LNWR 814     2-4-0 Became LMS 5083.
Henry Crossfield LNWR 2279   3/1913 4-4-0 Became LMS 5395; rn 25395; wd 2/1937.
Henry Maudslay LNWR 2168   1/1911 4-4-0 Became LMS 5339; rn 25339; wd 4/1937.
Henry Pease LNWR 364 Crewe 10/1894 2-4-0 Became LMS 5048; wd 9/1930.
Henry W. Longfellow LNWR 321 Crewe   4-6-0 Became LMS 5617; wd 1/1935.
Henry Ward LNWR 1583   11/1910 4-4-0 Became LMS 5323; rn 25323; wd 9/1939.
Herald LNWR 911 Crewe 4498 9/1905 4-4-0 Became LMS 5216; rn 25216; wd 2/1936.
Hercules (1st)
GWR NG&Co 1842 0-6-0 Wd 1870.
Hercules (2nd) GWR 3043 GWR 1/1895 4-2-2 Wd 12/1913.
Hercules LNWR 1105 Crewe 12/1897 2-4-0 Became LMS 5077; wd 7/1928.
Hercules RH&DR 5 Paxman 1927 4-8-2 Was originally to be named Man of Kent; still in use as of 2009
Hercules SDR Avonside 1872 0-6-0ST Became GWR 2163 in 1876.
Hereford GWR GWR 1866 0-6-0 Wd 1872; s to B&E as #97; returned to GWR as #2078 in 1876; wd 1888.
Hereward the Wake BR 70037 Crewe 12/1952 4-6-2 Wd 10/1966; scr 2/1968.
Hermione LNWR 2359 Crewe   4-6-0 Became LMS 5609; wd 10/1933.
Hermit LNER 4478     4-6-2  
Hero CR SSG 1860 0-6-0ST Transferred to SDR in 1866; became GWR 2144 in 1876.
Hero GWR GWR 1851 0-6-0ST Wd 1871.
Hero LNWR 901     2-4-0 Became LMS 5085.
Heron C&CR     4-4-0T  
Heron SDR     4-4-0ST  
Herring Gull LNER 4466     4-6-2  
Hertfordshire LNER 256     4-4-0  
Hesiod GWR Hawthorn 1855 4-4-0ST Wd 1872.
Hesperus GWR Hawthorn 1841 2-2-2 Originally built with an experimental boiler design, later rb with a conventional boiler. Wd 1876.
Hewell Grange GWR 6839     4-6-0  
Hibernia LNWR 1749 Crewe 1/1888 2-4-0 Wd 5/1915.
Hibernia LNWR 2063 NBL   4-6-0 Became LMS 5679; wd 5/1935
Highclere Castle GWR 4096     4-6-0  
Highnam Court GWR 2944     4-6-0  
Highnam Grange GWR 6819     4-6-0  
Hilda L&MM     0-6-0T Became Great Western 359.
Hillingdon Court GWR 2945     4-6-0  
Himalaya LNWR 303 Crewe 4460 1/1905 4-4-0 Became LMS 5305; wd 2/1936.
Himley Hall GWR 4933     4-6-0  
Hinchingbrooke LNER 2834     4-6-0  
Hinderton Hall GWR 5900     4-6-0  
Hindford Grange GWR 6875     4-6-0  
Hindlip Hall GWR 4934     4-6-0  
Hindostan LNWR 1972   7/1903 4-4-0 Rb 3/1921; became LMS 5168.
Hinton Manor GWR 7819     4-6-0  
Hirondelle (1st) GWR GWR 1848 4-2-2 Wd 1873.Hirondelle; photographer, date and location unknown
Hirondelle (2nd) GWR GWR 1871 4-2-2 Wd 1892.
Hirondelle (3rd) GWR 3045 GWR 1/1895 4-2-2 Wd 5/1914.
Hobbie Elliott LNER 6390     4-4-0  
Hogue LMS 5683     4-6-0  
Holker Hall GWR 6911     4-6-0  
Holkham LNER 2801     4-6-0  
Holland Hibbert LNWR 163 Crewe 6/1913 4-6-0 Became LMS 5904; wd 12/1934.
Holyhead LMS 5514     4-6-0  
Holyhead LNWR 2106   7/1915 4-4-0 Became LMS 5408; rn 25408; wd 5/1937.
Home Guard LMS 5543     4-6-0  
Homer GWR Hawthorn 1854 4-4-0ST Wd 1873.
Honfleur SR 95     4-4-0  
Hong Kong LMS 5611     4-6-0  
Honingham Hall LNER 2810     4-6-0  
Honington Hall GWR 5969     4-6-0  
Honourable Artillery Company LMS 6144     4-6-0  
Hood LMS 5654     4-6-0  
Hood LNWR 1973   7/1903 4-4-0 Rb 9/1921; became LMS 5175.
Hopton Grange GWR 6865     4-6-0  
Horace GWR Hawthorn 1854 4-4-0ST Wd 1880.
Horne LNER 9660     0-6-0  
Hornet GWR Vulcan 1862 2-4-0T Rb as 2-4-0; wd 1873.
Horsley Hall GWR 5956     4-6-0  
Horton Hall GWR 5992     4-6-0  
Hotspur BR 70011 Crewe 5/1951 4-6-2 Wd 12/1967; scr 4/1968.
Hotspur LNWR 2300 NBL   4-6-0 Became LMS 5687; wd 9/1934.
Houghton Hall LNER 2812     4-6-0  
Howard of Effingham LMS 5670     4-6-0  
Howard of Effingham SR 854     4-6-0  
Howe LMS 5644     4-6-0  
Howe LNWR 1974   7/1903 4-4-0 Rb with a superheater in 1921; became LMS 5128 but the number was never applied to the locomotive's livery; wd 3/1928.
Howick Hall GWR 5902     4-6-0  
Huddersfield Town LNER 2853     4-6-0  
Hull City LNER 2860     4-6-0  
Humber GWR Gooch 1857 0-6-0 Wd 1873.
Humorist LNER 2751     4-6-2  
Humphrey Davy LNWR 945 Crewe 6/1895 2-4-0 Became LMS 5053; wd 12/1930.
Huntingdonshire LNER 322     4-4-0  
Hurricane (1st)
GWR     0-4-0+6  
Hurricane (2nd) GWR Hawthorn 1838 2-2-2+6 The driving gear was on a separate frame that pulled the boiler's frame; the boiler rested on its own 6-wheel frame; wd 1839; the boiler was cannibalized for use in Bacchus.
More information: Wikipedia.
Hurricane (3rd) GWR 3044 GWR 1/1895 4-2-2 Wd 10/1908.
Hurricane GWR 5072     4-6-0  
Hurricane RH&DR 8 Paxman 1927 4-6-2 Still in use as of 2009.
Hurst Grange GWR 6851     4-6-0  
Hurstmonceux LBSCR 344   1/1882 2-2-2 Wd 11/1908.
Hurstpierpoint SR 918     4-4-0  
Huskisson LNWR 638 Crewe 4459 12/1904 4-4-0 Became LMS 5196; wd 4/1933.
Hutton Hall GWR 5957     4-6-0  
Hyderabad LMS 5585     4-6-0  
Hydra GWR FM&J 1842 2-2-2 Wd 1865.
Hydra LNWR 617 Crewe 4491 8/1905 4-4-0 Became LMS 5300; rn 25300; wd 7/1940.
Hyperion LNER 2502     4-6-2  
Hyperion LNWR 1787 Crewe 4549 5/1906 4-4-0 Became LMS 5252; wd 12/1930.

Photo credits

  •  Hirondelle (1st) - Cropped from the original; photographer, date and location unknown. The Wikimedia Commons description page for this image (retrieved December 15, 2012) asserts that the photograph is in the public domain because it was created before 1873.