GWR 2065 Churchward 3500 gallon

GWR 2065 Churchward 3500 gallon

GWR  2065 Churchward 3500 gallon
GWR 2065 Churchward 3500 gallon


Present Location Glouc Warks
Designed For GWR
Type & Original Water Capacity Churchward 3500 gallon
Original Coal Capacity (tons) 7
Chassis Type Churchward 3 axle
Wheelbase 7ft 6in + 7ft 6in
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Current Water Capacity (gallons) 3500
Current Coal Capacity (tons) 7
Scoop Fitted Yes
Allocated To Spare
Present Number 2065
Owner Cotswold Steam Preservation Limited
Status Under Restoration/Overhaul
Notes Normally runs with GWR 28XX class 2-8-0 no 2807. At present the overhaul of this tender will not be completed before the loco returns to service and it has been replaced with Collett 3000 gallon tender no. 3029 until overhaul of 2065 is finished. Original tank extensively rebuilt during restoration including new well tank, internal baffle plates and top plates. The tank has been temporarily removed from chassis in summer 2022 as part of the present overhaul.
Photo by Justin Edwards
Photo Date 27/05/2013
Date Record Last Updated 07/08/2023



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