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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 6708 a
2nd Grouping Number
1st Grouping Numbergwr 6708
2nd Pre Grouping Number
1st Pre Grouping Number
Works/Lot Number
Class Code5700
DesignerCollett
Designation0-6-0PT
Built31/05/1930
Builder
1948 Shed88B Cardiff East Dock
Last Shed88B Cardiff East Dock
Withdrawn31/12/1957
Disposal detailsCohens, Morriston, Swansea
DisposalCut Up
Disposal Date30/04/1959

Class Information

Introduced 1929. Collett design for shunting and light freight work
developed from 2021 class.
(a) Introduced 1930. Locos with steam brakes only and no ATC fittings -
intended for shunting duties.
(b) Introduced 1933. Locos with detai alterations, modified cabs (except
8700) and increased weight.
(c) Introduced 1933. Locos with condensing gear for London area service on
LT Metropolitan Line.
(d) Introduced 1948. Locos with steam brake only and detail alterations.
Weight:
Loco 47 tons 10 cwt ( )(a) Driving Wheel: 4' 7?"
50 tons 15 cwt (c) Boil Press: 200lb/sq in NS
40 tons 0 cwt (b) (d)
Cylinders: Valve Gear: Stephenson (slide valves)
Two 17?" x 24" (inside) TE: 22,515 lb

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