GWR 2425 Collett 4000 gallon

GWR 2425 Collett 4000 gallon

GWR  2425 Collett 4000 gallon
GWR 2425 Collett 4000 gallon

 

Present Location West Somerset
Designed For GWR
Type & Original Water Capacity Collett 4000 gallon
Original Coal Capacity (tons) 6
Chassis Type Collett 3 axle (early type)
Wheelbase 7ft 6in + 7ft 6in
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Current Water Capacity (gallons) 4000
Current Coal Capacity (tons) 6
Scoop Fitted No
Allocated To 6024 GWR King class 4-6-0
Present Number 2425
Owner Royal Scot Locomotive and General Trust
Status Under Restoration/Overhaul
Notes Identity has been confirmed by items found during restoration stamped with this number. Tank has not been replaced since preservation. The dome above the filler pipe from water scoop has been removed to make space for batteries to run the electronic and computer systems necessary for mainline running. During the most recent overhaul completed in 2019 the dragbox and 50% of the frames (excluding the main frames) was replaced. The tender tank has plating on the the upper surfaces of the coal and water space replaced. The tender is now complete but the restoration of the locomotive continues.
Photo by Chris Weeks
Photo Date 27/03/2010
Date Record Last Updated 08/08/2020


 
 

 

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