Steam Loco Class Information
|Grouping : Great Western Railway|
|Configuration : 2-6-0|
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|Designer : Churchward|
Introduced 1911. Churchward GWR design.
(a) Introduced 1925. With detail alterations affecting weight.
(b) Introduced 1932. With side-window cabs and detail alterations. Renumbered into 73XX series 1956-59 after further detail alterations to reduce weight.
Some temp. converted to oil burning in 1947 - all reconverted back to coal.
Loco 62 tons 0 cwt Driving Wheel: 5' 8"
64 tons 0 cwt (a)
65 tons 6 cwt (b)
Tend 40 tons 0 cwt Boil Press: 200lb/sq in Su
Cylinders: Valve Gear: Stephenson (piston valves)
Two 18?" x 30" (outside) TE: 25,670 lb
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GWR Class 4300 2-6-0 No. 9303
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No. 9303 with side window cab in British Railway Black Livery
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