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 This page has brief details of the steam locos that have been working on the WSR during 2006.  Details of the visitors will be added during the course of the year as they appear on the line.

For resident locos that are undergoing restoration click here.

For locos that visited in 2002 - 2005 click here

For diesels click here

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88 (53808)

88 at CrowcombeShe is an ex Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway 7F 2-8-0, built by the Midland Railway at Derby.  She has been restored once before and returned to service after a lengthy overhaul in November 2005 resplendent in S&D Prussian Blue livery.

Weight: 64 tons 15 cwt.(loco)                Driving wheel diameter: 4' 8 1/2"

Boiler pressure: 190 lb/sq.in.                 Tractive effort: 35,295 lb

Cylinders: (Outside) 21"x 28"                  Valve gear: Walschaerts

3850

3850 at Bishops Lydeard

3850 has been restored at Minehead and Tyseley being completed in early 2006.  She is seen here at Bishops Lydeard about to make her first run on the line.  Her owners are  DINMORE MANOR LOCOMOTIVE LIMITED.   Photo by Jon Tooke

Weight: 76 tons 5 cwt. (loco)  40 tons (tender) Driving wheel diameter: 4' 7 1/2"

Boiler pressure: 225 lb/sq.in.                 Tractive effort: 35,380 lb

Cylinders: (Outside) 18 1/2"x 30"            Valve gear: Stephenson

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5553

5553 at Williton

5553 is a member of the ex GWR 4575 Class of 2-6-2T prairie tanks - the small prairies - which were introduced in 1927.

 

Weight: 61 tons                                     Driving wheel diameter: 4' 7 1/2"

Boiler pressure: 200 lb/sq.in.                 Tractive effort: 21,250 lb

Cylinders: (Outside) 17"x 24"                  Valve gear: Stephenson

6412

6412 at Bishops Lydeard

Although 6412 belongs to the West Somerset Railway Association she spends much of her time away from the line on hire.  She is a 2P 0-6-0PT, a pannier tank without which no Great Western scene is complete.

 

Weight: 45 tons 12 cwt.                         Driving wheel diameter: 4' 7 1/2"

Boiler pressure: 180 lb/sq.in.                 Tractive effort: 18,010 lb

Cylinders: (Inside) 16 1/2"x 24"               Valve gear: Stephenson

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9351

9351 at Minehead 9351 was a 5101 Class 4MT 2-6-2T no. 5193 of the same class as 4160 she has been rebuilt her during restoration as a 2-6-0 tender loco, this wheel arrangement is known as Mogul but some have Christened her a Mongrel.  She emerged from works in late September 2004 for running in. Photo by Rodney Greenway.

Weight: ?                                              Driving Wheel diameter: 5' 8"

Boiler pressure: 200 lb/sq.in.                 Tractive effort: 24,300 lb

Cylinders: (Outside) 18"x 30"                 Valve gear: Stephenson

80136

80136 and 5542 at Bishops Lydeard

80136 is a long term visitor, probably with us until her boiler ticket runs out.  She is a BR Standard Class 4MT 2-6-4T, they were designed and built at Brighton, appearing in 1951.

Weight: 88 tons 10 cwt.                         Driving wheel diameter: 5' 8"

Boiler pressure: 225 lb/sq.in.                 Tractive effort: 25,100 lb

Cylinders: (Outside) 18"x 28"                  Valve gear: Walschaerts

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For resident locos that are undergoing restoration click here.

For locos that visited 2002 to 2005 click here

For diesels (including visitors) click here

 
  

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This site was last updated 19-06-2012

Photos not otherwise credited are 2001/2002 S G J Huddy.  Other photos are included with permission of the copyright holders.