Steam Traction Quiz

Steam Traction Quiz

Take part in Hornby Magazine's steam traction quiz to test your knowledge of the railway in the steam-era. There are ten questions on this page and we'll tell you your score. Share it online through social media and challenge your friends!

Steam quiz

Above: A Stanier '8F' 2-8-0 leads a coal train through Topley Dale.

Question 1 of 10

What is the wheel configuration of a 'Pacific' steam locomotive?

0-6-2
2-6-2
4-6-0
4-6-2

Question 2 of 10

In terms of railway companies, what does the 'C' stand for in SECR?

Coast
Canterbury
Chatham
Cheam

Question 3 of 10

Which railway company was famous for its 'A3' and 'A4' 4-6-2 locomotives?

GWR
SR
LMS
LNER

Question 4 of 10

On which BR region was Nine Elms Motive Power Depot situated?

GWR
SR
LMS
LNER

Question 5 of 10

William Stanier was Chief Mechanical Engineer for which railway company?

GWR
SR
LMS
LNER

Question 6 of 10

Bulleid 'Pacific' 35028 Clan Line is a member of which class of locomotive?

'West Country'
'Battle of Britain'
'Lord Nelson'
'Merchant Navy'

Question 7 of 10

Stroudley's 'A1' and 'A1X' 0-6-0Ts were more commonly known as what?

'Bulldogs'
'Terriers'
'Poodles'
'Spaniels'

Question 8 of 10

The GWR's '61XX' 2-6-2Ts were also more commonly referred to as what?

'Pannier'
'Hall'
'Large Prairie'
'Dean Goods'

Question 9 of 10

How many LMS 'Jubilee' 4-6-0 locomotives were built?

50
91
191
291

Question 10 of 10

70043 Lord Kitchener was a member of which locomotive class?

'Battle of Britain'
'Britannia'
'Merchant Navy'
'9F'

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