SR 3130 Bulleid 5500 gallon hybrid

SR 3130 Bulleid 5500 gallon hybrid


Present Location Carnforth
Designed For SR
Type & Original Water Capacity Bulleid 5500 gallon hybrid
Original Coal Capacity (tons) 5
Chassis Type Bulleid (Maunsell Eastleigh pattern) 3 axle
Wheelbase 6ft 6in + 6ft 6in
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Scoop Fitted Never Fitted
Allocated To 34067 SR Battle of Britain class 4-6-2
Present Number 3130
Status Operating
Notes Built with a 5100 gallon tank. This was removed around 1989/1990 and sold for use on the chassis of Bulleid tender no. 3119 (at present the tank has been removed from the frames of 3119 as it is due to be replaced, see the record for tender 3119 for more details) A new tank for chassis 3130 built by Plenty Ltd of Newbury matching the outline of the Bulleid 5500 gallon tank was fitted in the early 1990's. This style of tank was never fitted to this chassis type in SR/BR days.The exact water capacity of this tank is not known. The tank has cut down raves.
Date Record Last Updated 31/03/2022



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