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GWR Class Alexandra (Newport & South Wales) Docks & Railway Co. 0-6-0 Saddle Tank

Built 1886. Designed by Peckett.

Total Number Built 2 - Total to BR 1.

Introduced January 1886. Standard Peckett design for Alexandra (Newport & South Wales) Docks & Railway Co.

Number Series 680 (ADR No. 19).

Built at Peckett & Co. Works - Works Number 450.

680 No Lot No. 1886

The first loco was withdrawn by the GWR in 1926. The last loco was initially allocated by BR to Newport Pill shed and was withdrawn in December 1948 from Oswestry shed. None are preserved.

Motive Power Details
Weight: Loco 26 tons 17 cwt
Driving Wheel: 3' 6"
Boil Press: 140lb/sq in NS
Cylinders: Two 14" x 20" (inside)
Valve Gear: Stephenson (slide valves)
TE: 11,105 lb

Last Updated : Saturday 12th October 2002 12:54

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