SR 3116 Bulleid 5250 gallon

SR 3116 Bulleid 5250 gallon


Present Location Mid Hants
Designed For SR
Type & Original Water Capacity Bulleid 5250 gallon
Original Coal Capacity (tons) 5
Date First in Service 1941
Chassis Type Bulleid (Maunsell Eastleigh pattern) 3 axle
Wheelbase 6ft 6in + 6ft 6in
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Tank Fitted Date 2017
Scoop Fitted Never Fitted
Allocated To 35005 SR Rebuilt Merchant Navy class 4-6-2
Present Number 3116
Owner Mid Hants Railway Preservation Society
Status Under Restoration/Overhaul
Notes This tender was used for many years with SR Merchant Navy class 35027 and then other Bulleid pacifics. It has now passed to the Mid Hants Railway for use with SR Merchant Navy class 35005. The original tank was removed in 2015 or 2016 and sold to the British Enginemen Preservation Society and is listed seperately. A new tank has been built to go with chassis 3116.The new tank is a 5250 gallon design, this design was fitted to five Bulleid (Maunsell Eastleigh pattern) chassis in BR days though chassis 3116 was not one of them.
Date Record Last Updated 19/04/2021



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