GWR Unknown Hawksworth 4000 gallon 8ft 6in wide

GWR Unknown Hawksworth 4000 gallon 8ft 6in wide

 

Present Location Didcot
Designed For GWR
Type & Original Water Capacity Hawksworth 4000 gallon 8ft 6in wide
Original Coal Capacity (tons) 7
Chassis Type Hawksworth 3 axle
Wheelbase 7ft 6in + 7ft 6in
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Allocated To 1014 GWR County class 4-6-0
Present Number Unknown
Owner Great Western Preservations Ltd
Status Under construction
Notes New build tender under construction at present. It incorporates a modified ladder frame from a late Collett chassis (number 2900) and other GWR standard parts. It will have a water capacity of approximately 4400 gallons. Frames had been assembled and wheeled by 2016 though on going fitting out continues. Steelwork for the tank has been prepared by Richard Goodman Engineering Works, final assembly of the tank will take place at Didcot.
Date Record Last Updated 01/06/2021


 
 

 

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