Although this may have been the result of a contemporary anti-American bias, these locomotives were said to be too heavy and too wide at the cylinders, and were the subject of a Royal Commission.
2305 was the first withdrawn in May 1933. By 1941, only six were left, with the last, 2304, being withdrawn in September 1946. None has survived onto preservation.
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