British Railway Steam Locomotive
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Note: To Obtain Consistency in the Steam System, Shed Codes used are those Registered at Nationalisation on 1st January 1948
|Number|| 3853 a|
|2nd Grouping Number|| |
|1st Grouping Number||gwr 3853|
|2nd Pre Grouping Number|| |
|1st Pre Grouping Number|| |
|Builder||Swindon Works (GWR/British Railways)|
|1948 Shed||81A Old Oak Common|
|Last Shed||86E Severn Tunnel Junction|
|Disposal details||Birds, Risca, Newport|
Class InformationIntroduced 1903. Churchward GWR design. Earlier locos subsequently fitted with new boilers & superheaters.
(a) Introduced 1938. Collett locos with side-window cabs & detail alterations.
(b) Were converted for oil burning in 1947 (4800 number series) but reconverted to coal burning and rebumbered back in original series.
(c) - Details as for both (a) and (b) above.
Loco 75 tons 10 cwt Driving Wheel: 4' 7?"
76 tons 5 cwt (a)
Tend 40 tons 0 cwt Boil Press: 225lb/sq in Su
Cylinders: Valve Gear: Stephenson (piston valves)
Two 18?" x 30" (outside) TE: 35,380 lb
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