GWR 2826 Collett 4000 gallon

GWR 2826 Collett 4000 gallon

GWR  2826 Collett 4000 gallon
GWR 2826 Collett 4000 gallon


Present Location Didcot
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
Allocated To 5900 GWR Hall class 4-6-0
Present Number 2826
Owner Great Western Preservations Ltd
Status Static Exhibit
Notes Not known if tank has been replaced since preservation. Arrived at Woodham Bros, Barry attached to GWR Modified Hall class 4-6-0 no. 6989. BR disposal records list tender no 2933 as sold with this loco. No confirmation of identity has been found on the tender and it currently carries a numberplate from tender 2826.
Locomotives used with this tender in preservation Aug 1964 Arrived At Woodham Bros, Barry with 6989 GWR Modified Hall 4-6-0

Feb 1970 Left Woodham Bros, Barry with 5051 GWR Castle class 4-6-0 (non operational)

August 1975 5900 GWR Hall class 4-6-0 (operational and non operational) thought to have remained with 5900 since this date though confirmation needed
Photo by Steve Richards
Photo Date 29/08/2018
Date Record Last Updated 11/11/2020

13/04/2012 Mike Gill
13/04/2012 Mike Gill



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