GWR 2583 Collett 4000 gallon

GWR 2583 Collett 4000 gallon

GWR  2583 Collett 4000 gallon
GWR 2583 Collett 4000 gallon


Present Location Llangollen
Designed For GWR
Type & Original Water Capacity Collett 4000 gallon
Original Coal Capacity (tons) 6
Chassis Type Collett 3 axle (later type)
Wheelbase 7ft 6in + 7ft 6in
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Current Water Capacity (gallons) 4000
Current Coal Capacity (tons) 6
Scoop Fitted Yes
Allocated To 3802 GWR 2884 class 2-8-0
First Number 2583
Present Number 2583
Other numbers 2
Owner 3802 Ltd
Status Operating
Notes Identity has been confirmed by the number 2583 found stamped on parts. Purchased from Swindon Works in 1985 where it had been used as an oil carrier and was numbered '2'. Tank has not been replaced since preservation but has been extensively repaired including a complete new bottom.
Photo by Paul Abell
Photo Date 19/11/2019
Date Record Last Updated 02/12/2020

19/11/2019 Paul Abell
19/11/2019 Paul Abell

8/4/2016 Mike Haddon
8/4/2016 Mike Haddon



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