Locomotive names of the United Kingdom beginning with J

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

Name Railroad Builder, s/n Build date Whyte type Notes
J. A. Bright LNWR 250 Crewe 8/1914 4-6-0 Became LMS 5910; rb 1928; wd 4/1937.
J. A. F. Aspinall LNWR 2395 Crewe 9/1916 4-6-0 Became LMS 5929; wd 3/1935.
J. P. Bickersteth LNWR 2271   10/1910 4-4-0 Became LMS 5331; rn 25331; wd 11/1936.
J. Bruce Ismay LNWR 209 Crewe 9/1914 4-6-0 Became LMS 5914; wd 12/1934.
Jackdaw GWR 3447     4-4-0  
Jamaica LMS 5612     4-6-0  
James Bishop LNWR 1345 Crewe 8/1916 4-6-0 Became LMS 5924; wd 9/1934.
James Fitzjames LNER 6401     4-4-0  
James Mason GWR 3041 GWR 10/1894 4-2-2 Originally built as Emlyn; rn The Queen in 1897; rn James Mason in 6/1910; Wd 11/1912.
Janus GWR Gooch 1854 0-6-0 Wd 1870.
Jason GWR Swindon 1847 0-6-0 Wd 1870.
Jason LNWR 2064 Crewe 4469 3/1905 4-4-0 Became LMS 5273; wd 8/1931.
Javelin GWR St&Sl 1841 2-2-2 Wd 1870.
Jay SDR Avonside 1875 0-4-0ST Became GWR 2179 in 1876; standard gauged in 1892; rn 1333; s to Powesland & Mason.
Jean   Krauss-Maffei 1926 0-4-0 Ex-RH&DR #4 The Bug; returned to RH&DR in the 1970s.
Jeanie Deans LNER 9899     4-4-0  
Jellicoe LMS 5667     4-6-0  
Jersey SR 81     4-4-0  
Jervis LMS 5663     4-6-0  
Jingling Geordie LNER 9421     4-4-0  
Joffre LNER 9682     0-6-0  
John Bateson LNWR 1725   11/1910 4-4-0 Became LMS 5324; rn 25324; wd 11/1938.
John Bright LNWR 1745 Crewe 4/1892 2-4-0 Rn Glowworm in 1914; became LMS 5034; wd 11/1930.
John Bunyan BR 70003 Crewe 3/1951 4-6-2 Withdrawn March 1967; scr December 1967.
John G. Griffiths GWR 3060 GWR 4/1895 4-2-2 Originally built as Warlock; rn John G. Griffiths in 3/1908; name removed in 3/1914; wd 3/1915.
John Gray GWR SG&Co 1865 2-4-0 Wd 1876.
John Hick LNWR 20   1894 2-2-2-2 John HickNamed in honor of John Hick, an LNWR director who passed away in 1894.
John Hick LNWR 752   2/1913 4-4-0 Became LMS 5381; wd 11/1935.
John Keats LNWR 1081 Crewe   4-6-0 Became LMS 5612; wd 1/1936.
John Mayall LNWR 89   3/1913 4-4-0 Became LMS 5383; wd 5/1936.
John Milton BR 70005 Crewe 4/1951 4-6-2 Wd 7/1967; scr 1/1968.
John O'Groat LNWR 1599 Crewe 2/1920 4-6-0 Named 8/1922; became LMS 5968; wd 1/1935.
John of Gaunt BR 70012 Crewe 6/1951 4-6-2 Wd 12/1967; scr 4/1968.
John of Gaunt LNWR 1921   2/1900 4-4-0 Ex-T. H. Ismay in 4/1913; became LMS 5134.
John Ramsbottom LNWR 1211 Crewe 11/1888 2-4-0 Became LMS 5012; wd 12/1930.
John Rennie LNWR 2124   2/1913 4-4-0 Became LMS 5382; rn 25382; wd 6/1937.
John Ruskin LNWR 2198 Crewe   4-6-0 Became LMS 5620; wd 3/1936.
John W. Wilson GWR 3059 GWR 4/1895 4-2-2 Wd 6/1913.
Jonathan Oldbuck LNER 6383     4-4-0  
Joshua Radcliffe LNWR 1193 Crewe 8/1896 2-4-0 Wd 3/1913.
Joyous Gard BR 73088 Derby 9/1955 4-6-0 Wd 10/1966; scr 6/1967.
Joyous Gard SR 741     4-6-0  
Jubilee LNWR 1901   6/1897 4-4-0 Rb 4/1919; became LMS 5156.
Judy ECC Bagnall 2572 1937 0-4-0T Was originally to be named Chough but was misinterpreted by the builder as Cough and so was delivered without a name; named in 1960; wd 1969; preserved in 1978; now restored and operating on the Bodmin & Wenford Railway.
More information: Wikipedia.
Juno GWR Swindon 1852 0-6-0ST S 6/1872 to South Devon Railway as Stromboli; returned to GWR in 1876; rn #2138 but kept its new name; wd 6/1889.
Juno SDR SSG 1864 0-6-0ST Became GWR 2153 in 1876.
Jupiter (1st)
GWR Longridge 1841 2-2-2 Wd 1867.
Jupiter GWR 3313     4-4-0  
Jupiter L&BR 9 SR&Co 12/1840 2-2-2 Rn 40; became Joint Committee #54; transferred to LBSCR as #46; wd 11/1854.
Jupiter LNWR 1975   7/1903 4-4-0 Rb 1/1921; became LMS 5167.
Jupiter SDR Ince Forge 1876 2-4-0ST Ordered by SDR but not completed until after GWR purchased SDR; became GWR 1298 upon completion at Swindon; wd 1926.
Jutland LMS 5684     4-6-0  
Jutland LNER 5504     4-4-0  
Juvenal GWR Hawthorn 1854 4-4-0ST Wd 1873; s 1874 to Dobson, Brown & Adams.

 


Photo credits

  • John Hick - Cropped from the original photograph taken in 1894; photographer unknown. Wikimedia Commons image description page (retrieved December 9, 2012) asserts that this photograph is in the public domain due to the date of first publication.