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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 1101
2nd Grouping Number
1st Grouping Numbergwr 1101
2nd Pre Grouping Number
1st Pre Grouping Number
Works/Lot Number 1987
Class Code1101
DesignerCollett CB
1948 Shed87C Danygraig
Last Shed87C Danygraig
Disposal detailsCohens, Morriston, Swansea
DisposalCut Up
Disposal Date28/02/1960

Class Information

Introduced 1926. Designed by Charles B. Collett.

Built 1926.

Total Number Built 6 - Total to BR 6.

Introduced June 1926. Avonside Engine Co. Ltd. design to GWR Collett requirements for small wheelbase design for dock shunting. Classification 3F.

These engines were built to replace older 0-4-0 Tanks from the absorbed Swansea Harbour Trust. All were allocated to Swansea Danygraig shed.

Number Series 1101-1106.

Built at Avonside Engine Co. Ltd., Bristol Works.

1101-1106 Lot No. 246 1926

The first loco withdrawn was 1101 in November 1959. The other five locos 1102-1106, quickly followd, being withdrawn in January 1960. All six were withdrawn from Swansea Danygraig shed. None are preserved.

Motive Power Details
Weight: Loco 38 tons 4 cwt
Driving Wheel: 3' 9?"
Boil Press: 170lb/sq in NS
Cylinders: Two 16" x 24" (outside)
Valve Gear: Walschaerts (piston valves)
TE: 19,510 lb

Loco 38 tons 4 cwt Driving Wheel: 3' 9?"
Boil Press: 170lb/sq in NS
Cylinders: Valve Gear: Walschaerts (piston valves)
Two 16" x 24" (outside) TE: 19,510 lb

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