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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 6679 a
2nd Grouping Number
1st Grouping Numbergwr 6679
2nd Pre Grouping Number
1st Pre Grouping Number
Works/Lot Number
Class Code5600
BuilderSwindon Works (GWR/British Railways)
1948 Shed87E Landore
Last Shed84F Stourbridge Junction
Disposal detailsCohens, Kettering.
DisposalCut Up
Disposal Date31/03/1966

Class Information

Introduced 1924. Collett design for service in Welsh valleys.
(a) Introduced 1927. Later locos with detail alterations.

Loco 6619 isreserved at KESR. Transferred from NYMR November 2012

Loco 68 tons 12 cwt Driving Wheel: 4' 7?"
69 tons 6 cwt (a) Boil Press: 200lb/sq in Su
Cylinders: Valve Gear: Stephenson (piston valves)
Two 18" x 26" (inside) TE: 25,800 lb

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